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Your Best Coaches is about a young boy on a baseball team who realizes his best coaches are his mother and father.

Your Best Coaches is a children’s picture book about a young boy on a baseball team and whose best coaches in life are his mother and father. This book has a very important message: through high and low points in life, your parents will always be there to root for you.

Your Best Coaches is a 24 page full color, hardcover children’s picture book illustrated by the very talented Kika Esteves. You can read this book to your child, give it as a unique gift for a baby shower, or a gift for new parents or even your own parents. This is also a great book to read to your students to discuss the idea of role models in their lives.

Illustrated by Kika Esteves
Illustrated by Kika Esteves

This is how Kickstarter works: I have 30 days and I need to raise $12,000. If I don’t raise the total amount by the end of the 30 days, this project will not be funded. Your support will help me cover various expenses including the illustrations, some legal and registration fees, PR and marketing and, of course, to get it printed and ship it out.

On the right side of this projects page, you’ll see all of the different levels of rewards. Whatever you can give between $10.00 and $1,000 will help me fund this project. And for each amount you give, you get a different reward. The awards are cumulative, so the more you give, the more you get. If I exceed my funding goal, which I hope to, I will be able to adapt and publish some of my other works ultimately creating a line of children’s books.

If you are an educator and are interested in reading and discussing this book with your students, you will receive a FREE educator's guide to the book. After pledging, please send me a message noting that you are a teacher, and I will personally send you your classroom materials.

This project is very important to me and I hope you support this and share it with your friends and family.

Thank you so much for your support!  I look forward to having you read Your Best Coaches.

Louisa Luisi, author of Your Best Coaches

Questions?

If you’re not sure how this whole Kickstarter thing works, check out their FAQ page.  If you have any questions at all about the project, about where your money will go, or if you have ideas or suggestions of ways to collaborate please get in touch.  You can email me at louisa@louisaluisi.com

Special Thanks

A special thanks to Hayes Walsh and Spencer Muhlstock for producing my kickstarter video, as well as Nancy Scanlon for opening her home for my video shoot.

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    WALK: You will receive an autographed postcard with cover artwork from Your Best Coaches.

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    BUNT: You will receive a hardcopy of Your Best Coaches and an autographed postcard with cover artwork from Your Best Coaches.

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    RAIN DELAY: Looking for the perfect baby shower gift? At this pledge level, you will receive a hardcopy of Your Best Coaches and a baby shower greeting card with artwork from Your Best Coaches. The hardcopy will be signed and contain a personalized handwritten message for the recipient.

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    GRAND SLAM: You will receive an autographed postcard with cover artwork from Your Best Coaches, a baby shower greeting card with artwork from Your Best Coaches, up to 10 signed hardcopies of Your Best Coaches, a donor listing in the book, and 1 signed limited edition framed personalized poster version of Your Best Coaches.

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