Queen of the Diamond

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Queen of the Diamond
  • Emily Arnold McCully
  • 07 December 2017
  • 0374300070

Queen of the Diamond Lizzie Murphy was good at baseball In fact, she was better than most of the boys But she was born in 1900, and back then baseball was not a game for girls Lizzie practiced with her brother anyway, and then she talked her way onto the local boys team, first as a batboy, then as a player Everyone was impressed by her hard catches and fast pitches By the time she turned fifteen, she was playing for two different amateur boys teams When she turned eighteen, Lizzie did something else that women weren t supposed to do she signed up with a professional baseball team, determined to earn her living playing the game. New Download [ Queen of the Diamond ] author [ Emily Arnold McCully ] – onedayyourdayweddings.co.uk

10 thoughts on “Queen of the Diamond

  1. Steve Holden says:

    This is a picture book, age appropriate story of Lizzie Murphy In preparing for a weeklong baseball themed literacy unit, the story of how women influenced the game is essential It s easy to find appropriate books about the legends of MLB, butdifficult to find suitable accounts of the many women who ve played a vital role This one includes fictionalized, very softened, all encouraging dialogue, but does tell a true s...

  2. Amanda Kolb says:

    Title Queen of the Diamond The Lizzie Murphy StoryAuthor Emily Arnold McCully Illustrator Genre Biography grades k 2 Theme s baseball, life history, gender stereotypes, dedicationOpening line sentence In 1900, baseball was America s national pastime Brief Book Summary This book is about Lizzie Murphy, one of the first women to play baseball professionally It talks about how she used to play with her brother, but wanted to play on a team which her mother did not want her to do Eventu Title Queen of the Diamond The Lizzie Murphy StoryAuthor Emily Arnold McCully Illustrator Genre Biography grades k 2 Theme s baseball, life history, gender stereotypes, dedicationOpening line sentence In 1900, baseball was America s national pastime Brief Book Summary This book is about Lizzie Murphy, one of the first women to play baseball professionally It talks about how she used to play with her brother, but wanted to play on a team which her mother did not want her to do Eventually she does play on a team, and plays professionally at 18 but doesn t get paid until she fights for it Professional Recommendation Review 1 Hornbook McCully, Emily Arnold Queen of the Diamond The Lizzie Murphy Story32 pp Farrar Ferguson 2015 ISBN 978 0 374 ...

  3. Barbara says:

    Even when she was very young, Lizzie Murphy was good at baseball, a talent her father nurtured But the local boys wouldn t let her play with them until she had something they needed the ball in order to play After she proves herself on the playing field, they never question her ability again Eventually, she ends up playing professional baseball for seventeen years, the first person to be named to the all star teams for both the National and American leagues Her story is inspiring, partly b Even when she was very young, Lizzie Murphy was good at...

  4. Penny Peck says:

    Professional baseball player Lizzie Murphy is celebrated in this fictionalized picture book Young Lizzie is shown playing ball with her brothers and encouraged by her father there is made up dialogue but overall it is relatively factual Later, Li...

  5. Sandy Brehl says:

    The fact that Lizzie Murphy loved baseball isn t such a surprise What she managed to accomplish with her love hard work, skills, and determination are muchso During her era it was far from the norm for a woman t...

  6. Relyn says:

    I just read this book to all my second, third, and fourth grade classes Fourth graders LOVED it Third graders liked it a lot Most Second graders got a little bored I think it s a bit sophisticated for most seven y...

  7. Robin says:

    Lizzie Murphy was the first woman to play professional baseball An amazing story I especially loved how her brother and father helped her and stood up for her And how she advocated herself, first becoming a ball girl, later demanding equal pay as the male players on the team An inspiration.

  8. Michelle says:

    I love learning about women trailblazers

  9. Amy says:

    A surprising picture book biography about professional ballplayer Lizzie Murphy, who played from 1918 1935 Her father and brother were talented at baseball, and she was just as good as they were They encouraged her playing Her mother tried to discourage her playing sports But Lizzie just had to it was the thing she did best When neighborhood boys wouldn t let her on their team, she agreed to be the ball boy One day, when none of the boys remembere...

  10. Lindsey Opritza says:

    Queen of the Diamond The Lizie Murphy Story was a very encouraging story It was based on how Lizzie wanted to play baseball but back in the 1900 s it wasn t for girls Although it wasof a boys sport she did not let that stop her I feel this book would be great to have within a classroom for little girls just because it can teach them that they can do anything that a boy can do It is empowering and is uplifting because Lizze went out and proved everyone wrong The writing and pictures w Queen of the Diamond The Lizie Murphy...