The Book Time by Guillaume Prevost
Another Sci-Fi for me–two in a row–thats a record! This is a great time travel adventure. Sam Faulkner’s life has been turned upside down four years ago when his mother died and again ten days ago when his dad disappeared. In attempt to locate his dad he stumbles upon a stone statue that actually allows him to time travel. He has some grand adventures and by the time he gets home he figures out that is where his dad is–somewhere back in time! Sam decides that his dad is not back because he is need of help so the adventures will continue to the next book!
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