Players in Pigtails

By Shana Corey

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic 2003

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This picture book tells a historical fiction story about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League formed during World War II.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.