Recall the excitement of being near your first crush?
Ever been bullied by the kids at school?
Wish some adults would just go away?
Explore a year of turmoil, revelation, and change in the life of Jude Henley. He turns sixteen while working in a ramshackle camping park for summer tourists.
He thinks he’s fallen in love, a landlord has it in for him, and in the end, this shy boy winds up on the front page of the local newspaper.
A steady mom and a message from a dead man buck up Jude’s confidence. A heartwarming story that will both make you laugh and remember what it felt like to be growing up.
MEET THE AUTHOR
James Casper was born and grew up in southern Minnesota. Apart from living in various Minnesota locales, he has resided in Boston, St. Louis, eastern Tennessee, and London, England where he finds inspiration walking along the Thames. He and his wife of twenty-four years have traveled extensively. Rome is one of their favorite places.
…beautifully written, intimate, loving, coming of age story.
You tiptoe into the life of Jude, and after reading the book, you will never forget him.