Home Base: A Mother-Daughter Story
Home Base: A Mother-Daughter Story

Home Base: A Mother-Daughter Story

Written by Nikki Tate & illustrated by Katie Kath
4 - 8
Reading age
Page count
Mar 24, 2020
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In this empowering picture book perfect for young feminists, a gutsy baseball-playing girl and her bricklaying mom celebrate when love and hard work triumph over nerves. A young pitcher steps up to the plate. A hardworking mom interviews for her biggest job yet. Girls and women aren’t always welcome in the worlds of baseball and bricklaying. But with practice, the right gear, and a whole lot of determination, this intrepid mom and daughter thrive under pressure. Readers get to see their parallel narratives unfold in tandem, coming together at the end for a sweet reward: ice cream! With fun, punchy writing and radiant illustrations, this touching story will be a hit for budding activists, kids who love sports, and the moms who cheer them on.

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determinationmother-daughter relationships



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Book Details

Publication Date
March 24, 2020
Holiday House
Page Count
Reading Age
4 - 8 years

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