New Book Release – Tales from A 6th Grade Reporter

Tales - smallHello and welcome back to my site.  Today, I want to tell you about my new book that I am working on that I’m very excited to talk about.  It’s called “Tales From A 6th Grade Reporter – Legend Of The Spitball King”.  This book has been in the works for almost 6 months now and I am finally putting the finishing touches on it.  We will have a cover shortly but let me get into the book and let you see what you can expect.

I based this story on many people I have come in contact over the years and they have given me a rich amount of colorful situations to choose from.  It’s about a 12 year old boy by the name of Andrew McCullough who is starting his first day in middle school.  He’s been a loser all his life and he is hoping things will finally change.  He’s one of those kids who has the dreaded Rodney Dangerfield disease.  He just can’t get any respect.  He’s tried everything to get ahead in life but nothing works.  in fact, he’s the victim of circumstance, to coin a Three Stooges line and he’s tried his best to resurrect his ruined reputation.

On his first day he has to deal with all the 8th graders and one in particular.  He’s known as “the “Spitball King” in school and is the worst bully in the school.  It ‘s Andrew’s story on how he deals with being target practice for the “Spitball King”.  We’ve all had to deal with a bully in our lives and this story is his attempt at getting back at the “Spitball king” and redeeming himself in the eyes of his fellow classmates.

He and his best friend Mikey, are always coming up with ideas to either make money, get noticed or be cool and every one has always failed but today is different.  Andrew uses the power of the Press as he joins the school newspaper to seek out his revenge and boy does he get it.

How, you may ask?  Well, you’ll just have to buy the book to find out!

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A. J. Westin is a children's adventure book author who specializes in writing stories kids really want to read. He has written over two dozen books and has dedicated his life to helping kids become better readers through his inspirational stories.
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