Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story

Backorder (temporarily out of stock)

Product Details

Price
$17.98
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.3 X 0.4 X 10.8 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374300074

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Emily Arnold McCully has written and illustrated many children's books, including the Caldecott Medal Book Mirette on the High Wire. She divides her time between New York City and her country home in upstate New York.

Reviews

"McCully shows a keen eye for the attire and social mores of the era in a rousing story of a girl's dedication to the sport she loves." --Publishers Weekly

"Using the classic struggle between the underdog and the powerful, McCully introduces Lizzie Murphy, who, at the beginning of the twentieth century, parlays her love for baseball into a successful career." --The Horn Book

"Caldecott medalist McCully tells this compelling story skillfully . . . A rewarding sports biography." --Booklist

"McCully's book is both a good all-round baseball story and an inspirational story about believing in oneself and overcoming opposition. An excellent choice." --School Library Journal