Little Rhino is so excited for his team, The Mustangs, to play their first baseball game. They've been having some good practices. The team is starting to come together. Grandpa James even bought Little Rhino a new bat to use.
In the last practice, Little Rhino's bat goes missing. He's convinced that Dylan, the bully on his team, is the one who took it. But Little Rhino learns quickly that he can't blame someone without any proof. Will Little Rhino find out who took his bat before the first game?
From Major League Baseball superstar Ryan Howard and his wife, Krystle Howard, a former elementary school teacher, this exciting new series is a fun read for sports and book fans alike!
Krystle Howard is a former elementary school teacher with a passion for education and childhood literacy. She graduated West Chester University with a degree in elementary education and a minor in literacy. She was instrumental in developing and implementing "Ryan's Reading Challenge," a program that resulted in more than 1 million minutes of reading by the children involved. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation.
Ryan Howard is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is a three-time All-Star who won the National League Rookie of the Year award in 2005 and followed that up by winning the National League Most Valuable Player award in 2006. He is extremely active in the community. Together with his wife, Krystle, they co-founded the Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation which is dedicated to improve the lives of children by promoting academic and athletic development.