Before the Glory, with Billy Staples
Join author, motivational speaker and educator Billy Staples for a presentation of his book Before the Glory: 20 Baseball Heroes Talk About Growing Up and Turning Hard Times into Home Runs. The reading will be followed by a Q&A with attendees and a book signing.
Presented by the Easton Book Festival and Book & Puppet Co.
About Billy Staples:
After spending time in the New York Yankees locker room rubbing shoulders with the greats of the game in the 1970s and 1980s, Billy Staples left Phillipsburg to acquire his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at East Stroudsburg University. During his 13 years teaching 7th grade English in the Bethlehem School District, Billy was twice nominated as Disney’s National Teacher of the Year.