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During the time that women for striving to gain the vote, Lizzie Murphy (1894-1964) was striving for an equal place on the baseball field. The sport had found its way to women’s colleges after the Civil War, but that was not Lizzie’s path. Working in a textile mill from the age of 12, baseball became her hope for a more exciting future. Patience and perseverance would be essential to securing her a place in this male-dominated sport and keeping her there for a 17-year career
This delightful picture book for preschoolers highlights the special place we call home, and gives perspective to our place in the world. The story starts with home and family, and then broadens the scope to include school and friendships. By story’s end, the focus has shifted to a global view with the final illustration placing the beloved home squarely in a place of honor on planet Earth.
Cody is completely on board for her summer vacation, but the rest of the world is not cooperating. Mom and Dad are busy with work and summer camp is not an option for her this year. Left in the care of her 14 year old brother, she quickly realizes that if she is to make the most of summer, she will have to create her own experiences. Luckily, a new boy, Spencer, comes along and these hoped-for experiences begin to materialize in quick order.
Beginning readers will discover a delicious picture book as they enjoy finding the visual ice cream clues in Peter Sis’ amazing illustrations. Told in a letter from Grandson to Grandfather, the words highlight just how much the boy is centering his whole summer around ice cream and the anticipation of a promised adventure for his hard work.