My Hometown


by Barbara Gleason



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 20/05/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781449069285

About the Book

My Hometown - Barnstable is a book to help children discover the beautiful town of Barnstable, MA.  While reading this book, they will explore various sites in Barnstable where they can learn to challenge their mind and body.  The underlying message of the book is to get children and their families or friends to practice healthy habits such as exercise, relieving stress and eating healthy.   Watching the character in the book will help foster a child's love for exploration, imagination and activity.  This book will contain a healthy snack idea in the back of the book.

This is the second book in a series of all the Cape Cod towns.  For more information please visit:

About the Author

Barbara Gleason is a Health and Physical Education teacher at Barnstable High School.  She completed her undergraduate work at Bridgewater State College where she majored in Physical Education and double minored in Recreation and Health.   She received a Masters in Education from Cambridge College, where she studied Health, Family and Consumer Science.  She holds various certifications in the health field such as personal training, FA/CPR instructor, Yoga, Pilates, mind/body personal training and sports nutrition.  She currently resides in Mashpee with her husband and 2 children.