Independently published

The Backpack (Adventure Book 2) (Adventure Books)

Sam missed his old house and his old life in the city. He missed his old room and his old friends. Being the new kid is hard for anybody, but Sam had it worse than most... until a encounter with a strange boy in a red backpack lead him on the adventure of a lifetime and one that might lead Sam to becoming a hero. The second installment of the Adventure Book series for middle readers, this is a perfect story to keep your student reading all summer long. A selection oseries for middle readers, this is a perfect story to keep your student reading all summer long. A selection of reviews from Adventure Book 1, "The Red-Eyed Monster Bass": "This book is a must read with in-depth characters and a great plot. I literally couldn't put this book down and I can't wait for the next installment in the series." "Loved this book! It's definitely a page-turner. It's well-written and has you eager to learn more about Dylan and his evolving relationship with his grandparents as he matures and starts to see the world in a different way. I look forward to reading more adventures from this author!" Author Craig J. Heimbuch is an award-winning journalist and author, best-selling ghost-writer and father of four whose love of reading was set at a young age when he picked up Gary Paulsen's "Hatchet" and finally understood how reading can take you on adventures to worlds near and far. "I wrote 'The Backpack' for my children, nieces and nephews," he said. "I remember what it was like to be a young reader, when everything seemed possible and adventure and mystery seemed to be around every corner." Follow Sam as he goes from being the awkward new kid from Chicago to an adventurer in the woods of the rolling hills of Southeast Ohio. Adventure awaits! read more