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Give your children a head start on the field and off with The Hometown All Stars books

It all starts with a bedtime story!

As a coach, I see kids showing up at their first practice not knowing what home plate is. They don’t even know which direction to run. The Hometown All Stars series helps children learn beginning sports skills with real-life coaching techniques, combined with an educational and FUN storyline. The books encourage kids to get out of the house and get moving, giving them (and their parents) the tools to do so with confidence. Besides the obvious benefits of physical activity, The Hometown All Stars series includes important concepts, like sportsmanship, leadership, playing by the rules, motivation, winning and losing, teamwork, and strategy, helping to re-enforce many important life lessons.

 

THE BOOK SERIES

NICK’S VERY FIRST DAY OF BASEBALL

The first book in the series teaches age-appropriate steps to play t-ball and be involved in the community.

MAGIC BAT DAY

Batting is the most fun of all skills and drills! This book concept shows techniques on how to hold the bat and where to stand.

THANK GOODNESS IT’S T-BALL DAY!

This is the 3rd book in the series that teaches children sports skills using real coaching techniques.

AMIRA CAN CATCH!

Learning to play a sport requires patience, humility, hard work, and cooperation. These skills are taught in the 4th book of the series.

Accolades

Resources for Parents, Librarians, and Coaches

T-Ball Instructional Videos Compliment the Books

HOW TO THROW A BASEBALL

HOW TO HIT A BASEBALL

HOW TO WARM UP

COACH IN THE CLASSROOM

What people are Saying about the books

Kids, parents, and educational instructors LOVE The Hometown All Stars book series. See what they all have to say about the books.

The Blog

Happy Father’s Day from The Hometown All Stars

By Krystle Carmona Happy Father’s Day from The Hometown All Stars! "Hey dad...wanna' have a catch?" It is one of the most heartwarming scenes from arguably the best sports movies to ever grace the big screen; Field of Dreams gave us a front row view into the...

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Surviving Allergies During Baseball Season

Summer is upon us and you know what that means, longer days, warmer weather, barbeques, and…baseball! It’s also that time of year when allergens are at an all-time high, which can make games and practices a bit of a challenge for your little leaguers.

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Quick, Healthy Meals for Game Nights

It's about that time. You just arrived home from work, and now you need to get the kids ready for practice or the big game. But of course the family needs to eat, and don't forget -  you have to make a “healthy meal” with proper proportions. Not a big task at all,...

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Lawnmower Parents

I’m enjoying these new terms for parenting that have been coming through. I think the first one was Helicopter Parents. Those are interesting; they are the parents constantly “hovering” around, making sure their kid isn't doing anything wrong - anything at all. All...

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My Top Five Favorite Baseball Films

What makes a great movie? Is it the actors? The directors? The script? Or a healthy combination of it all? Personally, I’m a subject matter kind of guy, and you know how much I love baseball. So, here you have my top 5 favorite baseball films of all time, in no...

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Why is it important for GIRLS to join the team?

On November 7th, 1973, the world of Little League was forever changed when a ruling allowed for girls to participate in Little League. Now, over 40 years later, we have a Mo’ne Davis on the cover of Sports Illustrated. It is truly incredible how one act can inspire...

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