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Throw Like A Girl

Stories

by Jean Thompson

  • 37 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • American Contemporary Fiction - Individual Authors +,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8457482M
    ISBN 101416541829
    ISBN 109781416541820


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Jennie Finches novel "Throw Like A Girl" really emphasizes the positive impacts sports can have on young girls. Finch who grew up in Southern California never gave up on her dream of playing softball, and worked her way to playing in the Olympics. She encourages all her readers to never give up and to always believe in by: 2.

Throw Like A Girl is the contemporary debut for author Sarah Henning. With two books already on her roster, Sea Witch and its exciting sequel Sea Witch Rising, this new novel is a dramatic change of pace for readers.4/5.

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 /5(44).

The book Throw like A girl by Jennie Finich a book about sports. Its pages long, and it talks about hard work a passion. I learned a lot from this book, because I love sports and she talks about passion for the game. Jennie is a big role model for /5(70).

You Throw Like a Girl. likes 1 talking about this. You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity, is a forthcoming title by Don McPherson from Followers: Throw Like a Girl book. Toggle menu. "You Throw Like a Girl!" they learn about strength, resilience, and pride of being a girl through reclaiming a phrase, that for generations, has intended to hurt girls and boys alike.

Passing on some treasures and talents of their beloved Gram, the wise and loving Auntie Kim helps the girls reframe the. The Book Depository (free shipping all over the world!) Praise for You Throw Like a Girl: ~Selected as a Junior Library Guild book.

Booklist Review (January 1, ): Despite having to spend the summer with her grandma, Gabby is sure she will join her softball team in this year’s championship game, just like her dad did when he was a kid. Press Releases. THROW LIKE A GIRL: HOW TO DREAM BIG & BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.

By Jennie Finch. CONTACT: Bill Ames, Independent Publishers Group,ext. [email protected] Girls and young women today have access to endless amounts of information, but there are so many conflicting messages about what is considered the norm. The Paperback of the Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big & Believe in Yourself by Jennie Finch, Ann Killion | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(23). A master of short fiction whose "best pieces are as good as it gets in contemporary cction" (Newsday) returns, as Jean Thompson follows her National Book Award finalist collection Who Do You Love with Throw Like a are twelve new stories that take dead aim at the secrets of womanhood, arcing from youth to ed on: J You Throw Like a Girl IT WAS THE FIRST DAY of summer vacation.

Mom called it the Summer of Girls. My nine-month-old sister, Ava, called it, “Wah, Wah, WAAAAAH!” And I called it the Summer without Dad. But the truth was, no matter what you called it, Released on: Febru Throw Like A Girl.

1, likes 22 talking about this. "If you tell a girl she can't play baseball, what else is she going to think she can't do?" - Justine SiegalFollowers: K.

“You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity by former NFL quarterback Don McPherson is an examination of society’s traditional definition of masculinity and how this narrow focus creates blind spots that hinder the healthy development of men.

Using examples from his own life, McPherson dissects the strict beliefs and unspoken. Throw Like a Girl is a powerful story, both swooning and inspiring.

This page-turner was a five-star read for me. Thank you, The Novl, for gifting me this advanced copy. This book will be released in Januaryand I can’t wait for you to read it. Jennie Finch fell in love with softball as a young girl; in the years since, the sport shaped both the course of her life and her character.

A two-time Olympian, Finch was a collegiate national player of the year at Arizona and pitched professionally. The information about Throw Like a Girl shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Throw Like a Girl Waukegan Road, suite Bannockburn, IL The phrase "throwing like a girl" has become an embattled and offensive one. Feminists smart at its implication that to do something "like a girl" is to do it the wrong way.

Recently, on the heels. To appreciate the delicious irony of the title of “Throw Like a Girl,” Jean Thompson’s boldly unconventional new story collection, you need to consider it in context: in the title story, two. Join Always in our epic battle to keep girls' confidence high during puberty and beyond.

Using #LikeAGirl as an insult is a hard knock against any adolescent girl. And since the rest of puberty's. A master of short fiction whose "best pieces are as good as it gets in contemporary cction" (Newsday) returns, as Jean Thompson follows her National Book Award finalist collection Who Do You Love with Throw Like a are twelve new stories that take dead aim at the secrets of womanhood, arcing from youth to :   Girl, Throw This Book Away.

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Jenny, like any good pitcher, knows when to throw at a batter. When to throw a fastball. And when to drop and cover. Like now. Especially as big, meaty Lacey glares at her. Hands the size of bear paws, and the entire softball team saying in pretty clear words: Go.

Home. The short story that inspired the novel Swing Away. A story of friendship. Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning on January 7, Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Romance, Contemporary, Sports & Recreation, Football, Romantic Comedy, Baseball & Softball, Family, Parents, Siblings Pages: Format: Audiobook Length: 9 hours and 14 minutes Source: Library Buy on Amazon|Buy on Barnes and Noble Goodreads.

Friday Night Lights 5/5. Throw Like a Girl. A woman who achieves truly feminine excellence is deemed by our society to be embarrassing and regressive. And the very few women who manage to achieve success in the masculine world get a pat on the head and a. When Olive (or “O-Rod”) Rodinsky throws a punch that gets her kicked off her school’s softball team, she’s forced to quit the sport she loves and transfer to the school she hates.

But then a second chance arrives in a form she never expected: her new school's injured quarterback recruits Liv to be his back-up. The familiar premise feels fresh in Henning’s hands; she. Former NFL QB Don McPherson is the author of “You Throw Like a Girl,” a book that explores machismo and its effects on society in the #MeToo era.

In You Throw Like a Girl, former Syracuse University quarterback and NFL veteran Don McPherson examines how the narrow definition of masculinity adversely impacts women and creates many "blind spots" that hinder the healthy development of men.

Dissecting the strict set of beliefs and behaviors that underpin our understanding of masculinity, he. Throw Like a Girl is full of family, friendship, figuring out Plan B, and of course football. Liv messed up, but she works hard to try to fix her mistake.

I loved her determination and dedication she has as an athlete. she was in the middle of an action that can only be described as throwing like a girl.

The phrase "throwing like a girl" has become an embattled and offensive one. Feminists smart at its implication that to do something "like a girl" is to do it the wrong way.

Recently, on the heels of the O. Simpson case, a book appeared in which the phrase File Size: KB. You Throw Like a Girl (mix series) by Rachele Alpine. 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 ’s summer.

The core of THROW LIKE A GIRL is the journey of three girls from age 12 to 20 who love playing baseball. Society says that "baseball is for boys, and softball is for girls," so they are rebels in that way. Softball is as different from Baseball as Tennis is from Badminton, but no one tells Serena Williams she has to play the "easier" sport just.

Throw Like a Girl | Friday Night Lights meets Morgan Matson's The Unexpected Everything in this contemporary debut where swoonworthy romance meets underdog sports story.

When softball star Liv Rodinsky throws one ill-advised punch during the most important game of the year, she loses her scholarship to her fancy private school, her boyfriend, and her teammates all in one Brand: Poppy Books.

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ISBN: ISBN Throw Like a Girl. by Sarah Henning. Jennie Finch~ Conflict: Theme~ Jennie is a Dynamic character. When she was little she gave up easily.

Now she never gives up. Never give up and to always believe in yourself. Throw Like a Girl One conflict in this story was when one of Jennie's pitching coaches told her she would.

Review: Throw Like a Girl During a play-off softball game during her junior year, Liv throws a punch after a girl says something homophobic about her sister. Liv must suffer the consequences of her choices - sitting the bench for the rest of the playoffs, having her scholarship revoked for her private school, and having to figure out her next move.

Throw Like a Girl, Sarah Henning, Devon Hales, Teen>Romance, >Teen, Hachette Book Group USA, 9. Play Sample. Give as a Gift. Send this book as a Gift. Book Rating. Narrator Rating. Throw Like a Girl. Unabridged Audiobook Play it Free.

With Day Free Trial. Add to Cart. Price $ Author: Sarah Henning. You Throw Like A Girl - You Throw Like A Girl audiobook, by Don McPherson In You Throw Like a Girl, former Syracuse University quarterback and NFL veteran Don McPherson examines how the narrow definition of masculinity adversely impacts women and creates many "blind spots" that hinder the healthy development of men.

Dissecting the strict set of beliefs and behaviors. Adding to the stigma around men being superior are the colloquial, stereotypical phrases thrown around in the attempt to diminish women’s worth and criticize men “through a feminine comparison”; “you throw like a girl”, “you run like a girl”, “you have a.

With lovable characters and a charming quarterback love interest, Throw Like a Girl will have readers swooning from the very first page. About the Author Sarah Henning is a recovering sports journalist who has worked for The Palm Beach Post, Kansas City Star and Associated Press, among others.

Get this from a library! Throw like a girl. [Sarah Henning] -- "When high school junior Liv Rodriquez is kicked off her private school's softball team and loses her scholarship she must join her new school's football team to prove she can be a team player, all.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read You Throw Like a Girl. You Throw Like a Girl - Ebook written by Rachele Alpine.5/5(1).Introduction (A master of short fiction whose "best pieces are as good as it gets in contemporary cction" (Newsday) returns, as Jean Thompson follows her National Book Award finalist collection Who Do You Love with Throw Like a are twelve new stories that take dead aim at the secrets of womanhood, arcing from youth to experience.