by Jason Klein
Abby loves eating peppers and playing baseball, but both make her the subject of teasing at school. Classmates start calling her “Pepper” and claim that “girls can’t play baseball.” This leaves Abby feeling insecure and lonely.
She begins to question her place in the sport she loves. With some encouragement from her parents, Abby agrees to do what brings her joy anyway and play in the local baseball league.
Will the boys at practice make her feel like an outcast, or welcome her as a teammate? Will a few surprises build her confidence and help her feel more at home? Run the bases with Abby throughout this empowering story of inclusion.