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Will the deployment of Margie’s father be the end of her love of softball, or the start of something even better?
From the very first tryout, Margie Clark knew that playing with the Lady Tigers was all about being a part of the team. But when her father is asked is sacrifice for a different kind of team—taking his job in the military overseas—she begins to feel glum on and off the field. But one look around her home reminds Margie that she’s not alone in missing a parent sent out to serve their country, and the Lady Tigers band together to make a difference in the lives of military kids on the base. But will their efforts be a success or a big strike out?
Margie Makes A Difference combines a heartwarming story with delightful illustrations as the second installment in Dawn Brotherton’s Lady Tigers series. This coming-of-age chapter book reminds young readers that it’s possible to support one’s community while doing what you love. If you like sports action, playful dialogue, and frozen yogurt, Margie Makes A Difference is the perfect book for you!
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Margie Makes a Difference: Book 2 in the Lady Tigers Series
The Lady Tigers were all about being a team. From the very first tryout, Margie, Trish, Sally and Nikki, with the help of their coaches, found they were a force to be reckoned with. But like all teams, the girls find that even the highs of winning cannot crush the painful lessons of hardship both on and off the field.
When Margie’s dad is called away to serve his country, the Lady Tigers must band together to make a difference in the lives of military kids on the base. But will their efforts be a success or a big strike out?
LitPick gives Margie Makes a Difference a 5-star Review!
“I found the second book in the Lady Tigers Series, Margie Makes a Difference by Dawn Brotherton, to be a quick read with a positive message. It stresses the importance of friendship, patience, caring about others, and working together. The way the team joins together to help one of their own overcome a hardship is a valuable lesson for kids.
Although the book has many of the same characters that were introduced in Trish’s Team, the first book in the series, this book could easily stand on its own. I would recommend this book for kids ages 7 to 11, and believe it would especially be enjoyed by girls who play softball.” – LitPick
“This plucky book affirms the value of hard work, team effort, and compassion. As Margie learns when she helps kids connect with their parents abroad, you can always use your own experiences to help other people—and volunteering gives you a great feeling, too.” – Foreward Reviews
“Very few books have ever done as good a job of showing the price we pay for our military people to serve their country. “Margie Makes a Difference” has a lot to say about many different topics and does it very well.” – Midwest Book Review