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The All-American

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Binding: Paperback
List Price: $16.99
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ISBN: 9780800739362
Publisher: Revell
Language: English
Page Count: 353
Publication Date: 7/11/2023
Size: 8.46" l x 5.56" w x 1.09"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Fiction Historical
Fiction Sports
It is 1952, and nearly all the girls 16-year-old Bertha Harding knows dream of getting married, keeping house, and raising children in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Bertha dreams of baseball. She reads every story in the sports section, she plays ball with the neighborhood boys--she even writes letters to the pitcher for the Workington Sweet Peas, part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

When Bertha's father is accused of being part of the Communist Party by the House Un-American Activities Committee, life comes crashing down on them. Disgraced and shunned, the Hardings move to a small town to start over where the only one who knows them is shy Uncle Matthew. But dreams are hard to kill, and when Bertha gets a chance to try out for the Workington Sweet Peas, she packs her bags for an adventure she'll never forget.

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