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You Throw Like a Girl

You Throw Like a Girl Miss Congeniality meets She s the Man in this hilarious M X novel about a girl torn between competing in a beauty pageant and playing on the boy s baseball team Gabby s summer vacation isn t shaping u

  • Title: You Throw Like a Girl
  • Author: Rachele Alpine
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Miss Congeniality meets She s the Man in this hilarious M X novel about a girl torn between competing in a beauty pageant and playing on the boy s baseball team.Gabby s summer vacation isn t shaping up to be that great Her dad was just deployed overseas, and Gabby is staying at her grandmother s house with her mom and baby sister until he returns.The one bright spot is thMiss Congeniality meets She s the Man in this hilarious M X novel about a girl torn between competing in a beauty pageant and playing on the boy s baseball team.Gabby s summer vacation isn t shaping up to be that great Her dad was just deployed overseas, and Gabby is staying at her grandmother s house with her mom and baby sister until he returns.The one bright spot is that Gaby plans to sign up for the local softball league her greatest love and a passion she shares with her Dad who was a pitcher in college But when Gabby goes to sign up for the summer league, she discovers that there wasn t enough interest to justify a girl s team this year And to top it off, a horrible miscommunication ends with Gabby signed up to participate in the Miss Popcorn Festival the annual pageant that Gabby s mom dominated when she was younger.Besides not having any interest in the pageant life, Gabby made a promise to her dad that she would play softball for the summer Since her pitching skills rival any boy her age, Gabby creates a master plan disguise herself as a boy and sign up for the boy s baseball team instead and try to win the pageant to make Mom happy Can Gabby juggle perfecting her pageant walk and perfecting her fastball Or will this plan strike out

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    About "Rachele Alpine"

    1. Rachele Alpine

      Rachele Alpine is a lover of binge watching reality TV, dogs, knitting, gummy peaches, and lots and lots of coffee One of her first jobs was at a library, but it didn t last long, because all she did was hide in the third floor stacks and read Now she s a little careful about when and where she indulges her reading habit By day she s a high school English teacher, by night she s a mom and wife, and she writes during any time she can find in between Rachele lives with her husband and son in Cleveland, Ohio, but dreams of moving back to Boston, the city she fell in love with while attending graduate school there.

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    1. Rachele Alpine this is a great book you got me entertained every time I took it out and read it I was blown away. Me and my mom read this together I made it a race (because we always make things a race) I won it. I am looking foward to reading operation pucer up!👧Gabby 👩‍🎨 Rachele Alpine 👧Grace (the girl from operation puker up) .🌹😄♥️.


    2. I may be biased because I know the author, but this book blew me away. Not only is it about baseball (one of my true loves), but it's about a girl beating the odds (and the boys) and a sport that she loves.Gabby is spending the summer in Chester, Ohio. He father was just deployed and she's having a hard time adjusting. She left behind her friends and her softball team but she's hoping that playing for Chester's team will make things better. She promised her dad she would pitch in the Championshi [...]


    3. A sweet and delightful read. I read this book along with my 8 year old daughter in a fun competition read. She won the competition, reading the book one day quicker than me. Way to go Gracie! We are excitedly looking forward to reading another book by Rachele Alpine called "Operation Pucker Up". Fun times!



    4. Alex Schwartz- This book is one of the best books I've ever read! It is showing you to always believe in your dreams, even if they go the wrong way. I would definitely recommend this book.


    5. Purchased copyWhen Gabby's father is deployed, her mother decides to spend the summer back in her Ohio hometown in order to get help with Gabby's baby sister Ava. Gabby's mother was a Corn Festival pageant winner, and her father an avid baseball player, so they are well known in the small town. Gabby is more of a ball player than a beauty queen, but she gets roped into registering for the pageant after finding out there aren't enough girls to play softball. Since her big connection to her dad is [...]


    6. You Throw Like a Girl tackles the pressure young girls feel to fit a certain "type." Gabby has a mom who was a former beauty queen and a dad who was a local baseball legend. Gabby gravitated toward her father's pastime, taking up softball. But when her dad leaves the country and she heads to her grandmother's house for the summer, she finds herself pushed into the pageant world while also pretending to be a boy to get onto the only youth softball team in town. I had so much fun reading this book [...]


    7. I read this to prep for a book discussion we are hosting at the library for a Girl Scout troop. My overall impressions after finishing it were that it had some good lessons and themes for kids (especially girls) but the story itself was a bit cliche and hit you over the head with the message.Gabby has always loved softball and is looking forward to playing this summer. She especially wants to make her dad proud, who is overseas with the military. However, due to a beauty pageant happening that s [...]


    8. Gabby loves playing softball, especially playing as the pitcher and following in her dad's shoes, but when she ends up having to spend the summer at her grandma's house her summer plans are ruined. Not only is she too far away to play with her friends, there isn't even a team in her grandma's town. Instead, all the girls are signing up for the Miss Popcorn pageant. Yuck.When Gabby decides to play for the boys teamd sign up for Miss Popcorn to make her mom happy, she ends up in a tangled web of l [...]


    9. This book was a hit in my household! It was such a fun Mommy-and-daughter adventure. I read it aloud to my kindergartner, and every night at lights out she would plead with me "just one more chapter, please??" The main character Gabby is fun and entertaining, we both enjoyed the plot. As a parent, I really appreciated the lessons taughtnding strength during sad times (Gabby's father was serving overseas), family loyalty, importance of honesty, how to resolve peer conflict. My 6-year-old and I bo [...]


    10. Cute enough for a middle grade book. I certainly do need more books about girls playing sports. Just found it a bit. predictable. Which yes I KNOW it's a kids book. But I'm reading this in the middle of a reading slump of underwhelming books and I was just hoping to be more in love with this than I was.


    11. Cute. Gabby pretends to be a boy to play on the summer rec team. Meanwhile, her mom wants her to be in the local beauty pageant. Gabby agrees just to make her mom happy and distracted while her dad is overseas.Decent book about family, telling the truth, and how difficult it can be to stand up for what you think is the right thing to do.


    12. Fun summer read that made me wish for the days of softball games and hanging out with friends. Also, it makes readers consider what being true to yourself really means.


    13. What first attracted me to the book was the plot - girl loves baseball, but since there's no girls' baseball team in the town she's staying the summer at (the whole summer for the first time in her life), she must disguise herself as a boy.Now, I'm a fan of a movie involving women and baseball - my favorite movie ever being A League of Their Own. So that's one of the reasons I picked up this book. Another one being the plot, as I have mentioned above.I loved how it was partly predictable, partl [...]



    14. True rating: 4.5 stars.Another enjoyable tween book published under Aladdin's M!X banner, always an indicator of clearly written, wholesome stories that teach as well as entertain. Alpine's latest effort has a lot going on, but she keeps her chapters focused and her characters real. Special praise goes to artist Dung Ho Hahn whose super-cute cover illustration makes the book jump off the shelf.



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