Barnes and Noble Gift Card and Hometown All Stars Baseball Prize Pack Giveaway $150 Retail – ends 12/10

I am sharing this post as part of a collaboration with Bloggin’ Mamas and The Hometown All Stars. I received books and other items in exchange for my participation. All opinions expressed are my own.

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Everything Mommyhood has teamed up with Bloggin Mamas and a handful of other bloggers to introduce to you this great new book series that will help your children want to get outside and play!! I know my girls wanted to learn how to place baseball right after reading these books!


The Hometown All Stars is a book series for children that focuses on teaching early sports skills along with interactive, educational activities, and more importantly – fun! Kids ages 3-7 years old and parents, teachers, librarians, and others who want to promote “Less Screen, More Green” and get kids outside and active again! The Hometown All Stars series is also for parents who don’t know much about baseball and want to be ahead of the curve when their kids begin to play, for sports enthusiasts looking for a book that doesn’t involve talking animals to read at bedtime to their children, and for anyone interested in promoting the love of baseball and sports overall to a new generation. Visit the site at


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Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball

Nick's Very First Day of Baseball

Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball teaches children about baseball using real coaching techniques. In this interactive storybook, kids will find hidden baseballs in the pictures, answer trivia questions, and there’s even a page for autographs from their favorite players. Fun, interactive and educational.

We read this story with the neighbors next door as they have little boys and all of our kids loved it! Our kids are ages 3-7, and we have two girls. By the end of the book, all 4 of our kids wanted to learn how to play baseball, and they wanted to go see a baseball game!

Magic Bat Day

Magic Bat Day Cover
Magic Bat Day is the first real practice after the Hometown All Stars get their uniforms. Batting is the most fun of all skills and drills! This book concept shows techniques of how to hold the bat and where to stand. Most importantly, it shows that every kid can find their own ‘magic’ bat and the magic within themselves to hit the ball!

After reading this book with our neighbor friends, they were ready to play baseball! They wanted to go to the store to find their magic bat and get a game started up right away!!!

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BUY Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball for $12.99 (Print) or $3.99 (Digital)

BUY Magic Bat Day for $12.99 (Print) or $3.99 (Digital)

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And Now For The Giveaway

The Hometown All Stars Giveaway- Ends 12-10-15. US 18+. Win a Barnes & Noble Giftcard, books and more!

Give­away begins Novem­ber 26th, 2015 at 12:01 am EST and ends December 10th, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST.
Open to US res­i­dents age 18 and older.
Win­ner will be selected by and be noti­fied by email.
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Dis­clo­sure: Blog­gin’ Mamas is host­ing this give­away and the Sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment. While I received the items mentioned above, all opinions expressed are my own. If you’d like to see your product/service/brand featured on Everything Mommmyhood, please contact us at


  1. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    I love reading and Barnes and Noble is the place to go. What a great book selection and I can view them at my leisure. Thank you so much for sharing this great bookstore

  2. I would like to read Magic Bat Day most. I am all about less screen and more green. Some days they want to be outside all day and some days they want to watch tv all day or play tablets. I am for green time.

  3. I appreciate books that encourage outdoor activity and good sportsmanship! My older son is just learning to read on his own and it’s very exciting. I love reading, and am saving up for a Nook right now.

  4. Barnes and Noble is an amazing store, I absolutely LOVE browsing it online and off. If i had to pick ONE book, it would be ‘Magic Bat Day’ as it looks super cute! I’d be donating it to my local library as it’s a small town little place and I’m absolutely SURE they’d love it!

  5. I like the ‘Hometown All-Stars,’ Series. That is because it is so interesting. Great reading about the summer all year long.

  6. I would like to read Magic Bat Day, it would be fun to enjoy this book with my kids.

  7. rita leonard says:

    I love the idea of Magic Bat Day. It would have been a great book to my boys when they were younger. It was hard to get them to read but they loves to play baseball.

  8. I like the fact that they can build up in addition to “flat”. My son would love this!

  9. lissa crane says:

    I learned and love that encourage real coaching techniques, something that I think is lost in today’s competitive society. My son’s would love these books, they are huge baseball fans!

  10. Mi Webber says:

    I’d like to read Magic Bat Day.

  11. Debbi Wellenstein says:

    Yes, indeed-let’s get the kids outside to play! I love the fact that the Hometown AllStars are so diverse! Fantastic and about time!

  12. Adrienne Gordon says:

    I like that it starts teaching sports skills early on.

  13. Sandra Slack says:

    I would love to have this to read to/with my great grandson and my great granddaughter. They are outside kids and I believe they would love the whole story line. Then we could toss some baseballs.

  14. Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball would have been great for my boys when they were younger. It would have calmed their nerves about the new experience.

  15. My boys love all things “typical boy”
    My youngest would love Magic Bat Day.

  16. Priscilla S. says:

    I would most like to read “Magic Bat Day”. It sounds both fun and educational.

  17. Magic Bat Day sounds like a good read for my granddaughter.

  18. I like Magic Bat Day. I like that you can find hidden objects in some of the books.

  19. Vicki Wurgler says:

    I’d like to read Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball. My grandson is just starting to play T-Ball he would enjoy this book

  20. Jodi Hunter says:

    Magic Bat Day would be my favorite to read to my kids.

  21. Trisha Burgess says:

    I would love to read magic bat day to my son! He would love this book!

  22. Dana Parker says:

    My son would love Nick`s very 1st day of baseball, he loves playing baseball but gets discouraged sometimes because he doesn’t play as good as his did. I think this would be a great book to teach him the techniques, plus it’s fun looking for hidden objects and getting autographs. Hoping I can win for him.

  23. Readwritered says:

    I’d like to read the polar express with my kid. That would be fun to share the holiday magic. We love reading and the holidays!

  24. Ellie Wright says:

    I love everything about this series. we are a huge baseball family. And since I have my own player named Nick – my son, I really love Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball.

  25. heather s says:

    I would like to read the Polar Express to my nephew. That is a fun book.

  26. love to gt my son more books hes 3 and loves to red with mommy

  27. Chelsea Lindsay says:

    My favorite author is Linda Howard, so anything by her would be my first choice in book. Besides her I love mystery and romance novels. My second pick would be anything in that category.

  28. I’d like to read Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball. It sounds like a great book to teach kids all about how to play. My husband grew up playing baseball but I know little of the sport so it would also be helpful for me to learn it so I can help my son get outside and play.

  29. I think that Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball sounds like an interesting title. My girls love books and my oldest would like to play tee-ball, so I think it would be perfect. 🙂

  30. My Son wants to read Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball. He said it looks like it will help him want to play baseball even more and he wants to see what happens. I’m going to have to get him this book if I dont win it now! 🙂 He really wants the prize pack. 🙂 Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  31. Angela Bowman says:

    Magic Bat Day seems an excellent choice of book to help explain the sport of baseball. My husband and I are huge baseball fans!!! (Go Reds)But teaching our boys how to play and all the rules that follow can be challenging. It’s great that someone put it into words when I can’t!

  32. Jennifer Babich says:

    Nick’s Very first day looks like a great book to read with my son who just started playing baseball.

  33. tina reynolds says:

    I think my kids would really enjoy the magics bat day. It looks like a really cute book.

  34. Bridgett Wilbur says:

    I would like to read the magic bat day to my boys. They would just love it.

  35. Rachel Richard says:

    I don’t have a son, but my daughter loves books and this would be a great one to read!

  36. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This is a great selection of books for my grandchildren. I love reading and going to Barnes and Noble. Thank you so much for sharing

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