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Life in Chicago sure is busy for Rosie. Between school and working as an usher in her father's nickelodeon, she has little time for play. She hears all about the Chicago baseball scene, though, from Abe, one of her younger brothers. He's always talking about the fierce rivalry between two teams, the Tigers and the Chavarim. Things really heat up when the Chavarim's top pla ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 11th 2003 by Aladdin (first published November 1st 2003)
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gr 3-7 123 pgs


early 1900s, Chicago, Illinois. When her older brother's baseball team is short a player, 12 year old Rosie agrees to dress as a boy and play for his team. Rosie sees how people, even Hannah who bullies her at school, treat her differently when they think she's a boy. The game ends up being a bit of a culture clash as the Russian Jewish immigrant team plays against the German Jewish immigrant team. Coach Kobrinsky, who coaches Rosie's team, helps the team maintain their sense of pe
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Hear an interview about Rosie in Chicago: Play Ball with author Carol Matas on The Book of Life podcast's May 2007 episode at www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com.
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