Extraordinary Sam by Kevin Springer!
What would you do if you discovered your life was more than you thought? That your whole life was training for an adventure beyond your dreams? That you had the power to change the fate of a world? If given a choice, would you run or would you be extraordinary?
In EXTRAORDINARY SAM, Sam Miller seems like an ordinary 12 year-old boy, but the discovery of a mysterious box from his missing grandfather changes his life forever. He soon finds himself in a strange world full of adventure and magic where he must battle pirates, giant spiders, and an evil tyrant. To survive, Sam must overcome his fears, solve the riddles, and most of all, be Extraordinary.
~*~ABOUT KEVIN SPRINGER~*~
Kevin A. Springer grew up on a farm in Maryland where his imagination knew no limits. As a grown-up husband and father, he reconnected to his creativity while telling bedtime stories to his two young boys. One such story evolved into his debut book, Extraordinary Sam & the Adventurers’ Guild (March 2015, Bookfish Books). An ordinary boy with a simple hatbox discovers a world of adventure and self-discovery in this remarkable middle-grade novel.
Kevin is a self-proclaimed dreamer and a kid at heart. When he’s not writing or reading, he is coaching soccer or helping with homework. He lives outside of Atlanta with his wife, two extraordinary boys, and dogs. He is also a co-founder of the Middle Grade Mafia Blog.