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.
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.
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