Drake's Story Stone by T. F. Pumphrey

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While taking a short cut home through the woods after school one day, Drake Hanson discovers a mysterious stone that literally blasts its way into his life. Shortly after bringing the stone home, his little sister Bailey inexplicably vanishes and Drake fears the stone is to blame. It is not until Bailey and the strange stone he obtained in the woods vanish that Drake’s life takes a dramatic turn. They enter the world of Kropite, a land that existed only in Drake’s favorite book. Drake battles this dangerous world and the creatures that inhabit it. He must fight a greedy tyrant, who has not only abducted Bailey but has also stolen a vital element jeopardizing this world’s existence. Now it’s up to Drake to find his missing sister and rescue the world of Kropite with the help of some eclectic inhabitants.

About T. F. Pumphrey

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Tammie F. Pumphrey is the author of Drake's Story Stone, the first novel in the four-part fantasy series for young adult readers.Though born in California, Tammie spent a good bit of her early childhood living in various places overseas, as her father was in the US Army. However, her family moved back to the states when she was ten and she has been living in Maryland ever since.Mrs. Pumphrey earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Maryland at College Park and a master's degree in library science from the College of Notre Dame in Baltimore, Maryland. She has taught at an elementary school in Annapolis, MD for the last fourteen years.It may seem surprising that a multi-colored rocking chair could be the inspiration behind a novel, but it was. While pregnant with her first child, she painted this chair much like a robe of many colors. She hoped it would become a thinking chair where all manner of child-like fantasy could unravel. Like a dream, she was swept away into a whole new world. Thoughts of a young boy and his fantastic adventures played in her head as though on a movie screen. Pumphrey rushed to put on paper what was racing through her mind. This was her first real step toward realizing her true creative passion.Tammie currently works, writes and lives in Maryland with her loving husband, beautiful daughters, and amusing cat.
Published June 13, 2012 by CreateSpace. 309 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this first installment of a four-book series, 13-year-old Drake seems to be at the wrong place at the wrong time—an explosion lights up the woods in front of him, leaving a strange, shimmering stone at the base of the damaged trees.

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