Cracking the Code for an Epic Life

By: Bryan R. Johnson

Published: August 21, 2017

Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc.


This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students solving a problem, inspiring others, or giving back. Through school projects, the students learn how to work together and inspire others to work together not only in their school but in their community.

Even though the setting is the same, Flint Hill Elementary, each chapter stands alone with its own situation and characters with the final chapter bringing everyone together for a final project. I think kids will identify with the characters and appreciate the struggles the characters faced in these daunting situations. This book shows readers that kids can accomplish a lot with a plan and are just as valuable in a community as the adults.

This book would be great for a family to read and be inspired to start a volunteer project or for a classroom or all-school read for inspiration to help others. Kids can go to the WEBSITE and enter their own Code Word and be challenged to start their own project.

Bryan R. Johnson – source

No matter where Bryan Johnson is-in the car, at the dinner table, or around the campfire-he loves inventing stories for his children on demand. Bryan is also a real-life adventurer. If he’s not flying airplanes, he’s exploring the ruins of ancient Rome or climbing the peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro. Bryan also loves fist bumps over handshakes, pizza without the crust, and colorful shoes. For more, check out his website, HERE

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  1. bermudaonion on September 9, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    What a great way to show kids how they can make a difference!

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