It's summer time and that means softball season! Victoria Torres is joining up with some of her friends to play co-ed softball on a city-league team coached by none other than her dad. As an experienced pitcher, Vicka thinks this is her chance to shine on the mound. But her Dad has different plans. He wants her and her strong arm in centerfield, but Victoria hates being stuck in the outfield! How will she deal with this curveball? A glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts build on the book's theme, while healthful living tips and a tasty recipe add to the fun.