Myka and her three BFFs show football and other sports aren’t just for boys in this fourth installment of the relatable and empowering The Invincible Girls Club chapter book series that fans of The Baby-Sitters Club series will love!
It’s career week in Miss Taylor’s class! When Myka says that she wants to be a football announcer, some of her classmates laugh and ask how she could work in a sport she can’t even play. Myka is bummed out, especially since she knows a ton about football. She feels even worse when she wants to play kickball at recess and the boys won’t let her join their teams.
Instead of backing down, Myka, Emelyn, Ruby, and Laura challenge them to a game—boys against girls. The prize: control of the kickball field during recess. But when Myka’s competitiveness comes out at practice, the BFFs start to butt heads, and Myka starts to wonder what she really wants out of this. Can the girls get ready for the big game? And will Myka decide what’s worth fighting for?
One of Rachele Alpine’s first jobs was at a library, but it didn’t last long, because all she did was hide in the third-floor stacks and read. Now she’s a little more careful about when and where she indulges her reading habit. Rachele is a high school English teacher by day, a wife and mother by night, and a writer during any time she can find in between. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, where she writes middle grade and young adult novels. Visit her at RacheleAlpine.com.
Addy Rivera Sonda has loved creating characters and worlds on paper ever since she was a little girl, as everything was always possible there. Drawing was her magic power! Her favorite place is any bookstore that has that old book smell. Aside from drawing, her favorite hobbies are doing projects with her sister, who is a toy designer, and watching old Argentinian soap operas. It inspires her to think that stories and art are slowly but surely changing the way people understand themselves and perceive others, building empathy and a more inclusive world.