News & Awards

News & Awards

Find out what’s going on with Tim or when that new book is going to be released.  Here you can follow Tim as he travels to schools around the country.  We’ll keep you posted on what’s happening right here.  You can also follow Tim on Facebook and Twitter for more personal updates.

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Tim Visits Riverton Middle School

Green writes sports-themed young adult novels. During this talk, he emphasized the importance of how reading can help students academically, calling reading “weight-lifting for the brain.” “Educators across the country know kids who read perform better in every academic subject. Not just English and social studies, but also science and math. It also builds compassion […]

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Tim Green now sacking illiteracy instead of quarterbacks

Young Tim Green always had a nose for the football and his nose in a book. So it wasn’t surprising to those who knew him back in the day that he eventually would realize his boyhood dreams of becoming a National Football League player and a best-selling author. That he was destined for greatness was […]

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Tim Green releases ‘Home Run,’ 17th sports-themed novel for middle readers

SKANEATELES — Whenever Tim Green needs help developing his sports-themed novels for middle readers, he turns to a a pretty reliable focus group for assistance — his five children. In fact, after recently releasing “Home Run,” the 17th book in his sports-themed, middle-reader series, the Skaneateles resident visited his youngest son’s class at State Street Intermediate School […]

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Football star wants to instill an early love of reading

Hearing the name “Tim Green” often calls to mind images of a football player, either as the young athletic star of the Syracuse University team, or in his follow up career with the Atlanta Falcons. Green’s athletic history is so well known that even when he began publishing books sports writers would be quick to […]

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Former NFL player speaks in support of reading

NORTH HAMPTON — Tim Green was paid for eight years to chase down quarterbacks as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Now Green, retired from the NFL for 23 years, makes his living writing novels and traveling across the country motivating kids to read, and instilling the importance of an education.  For more, follow the link  http://seacoastonline.com/article/20160305/SPORTS/160309400  

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