Amira Can Catch, New Kid in School

Amira Can Catch New Kid in School A New Kid in School is the fourth in a series of books by The Hometown All Stars for children ages three to seven Amira the new kid in school lands in a new hometown after leaving her home country of

  • Title: Amira Can Catch, New Kid in School
  • Author: Kevin Christofora
  • ISBN: 9780986349331
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A New Kid in School is the fourth in a series of books by The Hometown All Stars for children ages three to seven Amira, the new kid in school lands in a new hometown after leaving her home country of Syria over a year ago She is shy and a looks a little scared as the teacher introduces her to class Amira is rapidly welcomed by Nick and the rest of the All Star team ShA New Kid in School is the fourth in a series of books by The Hometown All Stars for children ages three to seven Amira, the new kid in school lands in a new hometown after leaving her home country of Syria over a year ago She is shy and a looks a little scared as the teacher introduces her to class Amira is rapidly welcomed by Nick and the rest of the All Star team She adapts quickly to their silly ways With a little help on Amira s spelling and math at school, Amira s mom might be likely to let her play baseball with the team after school Her mom was very strict because she had a lot of school days to make up after they were forced out of their old home The Hometown All Stars learn all about hotdogs, maps, fingers up, fingers down, train tunnels, Willie Mays, 24 and how to catch 3 different types of pop fly balls True to real life, you have to learn how to hit, run, throw and catch before you play a real game of baseball Coach ends practice with a little teaser and all the fun that is ahead of them at the next practice titled Pizza Pie Day Batter up for a great tale both fact and fantasy that celebrate the spirit of our national pastime The Hometown All Stars series helps children learn beginning sports skills with real life coaching techniques, combined with education and most importantly how to have FUN.

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    1. Amira arrives in an American classroom as a refugee from Syria. Her classmates learn about life in a refugee camp and Amira learns about her new home in the US. The readers will learn all about baseball as they follow Amira and her classmates to the ball field for a practice session. Sprinkled throughout the book are facts about baseball history, American history, and vocabulary words.My children weren't really in to this book. So after they finished reading it, I checked it out and asked them w [...]

    2. Amira Can Catch is a great book that teaches about how kids should act towards new students in their school. It also teaches some baseball fundamentals that I wish I had learned when I was in little league. If I had had anyone in my life who approached teaching baseball like the coach in this book, I might not have hated playing it.But, this book is not just about baseball. It is about getting along. It is about kids learning from each other, helping each other, and teaching each other. We give [...]

    3. This is a bright and colorful illustrated picture book for children. It is a book that teaches children how they should treat new students at their school. The book also covers the fundamentals of baseball with a little bit of history about Willie Mays. The book has additional activities that engage the child when they read it.

    4. Read Full Review: misanthropester/2017/07/2Teaching children and adults the basics of baseball while also encouraging them to be inclusive and empathetic is the ideal of sport. Amira Can Catch manages to show us the best side of the American past-time which is the best side of us.

    5. I received a complimentary galley copy.The book is informative and well written. It is easy to understand and includes facts for your little reader.

    6. I love the mirror on the back cover. It is my favorite part! Look into the mirror and tell me Where are you from? Where are your parents from? oooooh, gosh! So confronting, stimulating and your face (no pun intended) on how we all look different, we all come from different placesbut yet, we are all the same.! We are Americans, but we all come from somewhere else. Never forget your nationality. I am Italian-American. But remember how great it is to be American. andYES, some Americans are Native [...]

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