• Book Review,  Historical Fiction

    The All American by Susie Finkbeiner

    This one is in my top-5 reads of this year! ABOUT THE BOOK Two sisters discover how much good there is in the world–even in the hardest of circumstances It is 1952, and nearly all the girls 16-year-old Bertha Harding knows dream of getting married, keeping house, and raising children in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Bertha dreams of baseball. She reads every story in the sports section, she plays ball with the neighborhood boys–she even writes letters to the pitcher for the Workington Sweet Peas, part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. When Bertha’s father is accused of being part of the Communist Party by the House Un-American…