Reviews

This is a wonderful story, written for all of us who like to believe and dream!!! I would recommend this to anyone and everyone!!! Thanks to Miles Cobbett for sharing this Alaskan Tale and leaving me with feelings of joy and hope!!! My daughters will be reading this one too, very soon. Great Book, From a Great Writer!!! TY!!!
                                                                                       -Vonda Norwood

Hi. I'm Katie. Vonda Norwood's daughter. I just read your book and I wanted to say that it was a special story. I liked reading about all the things he could do. I can't wait for my sister Emily to read it so she can know what I am talking about! Thank you.
Hi. I'm Emily. Vonda Norwood's youngest daughter.And I liked your book a lot. I read it all today and my favorite part is when he wins the fight! That's the best part to me. Thank you. From Emily. I'm 13. Good night.
Mr. Cobbett has written a heart-warming story about friendship and one person's dreams in "Champion: A Story of the Happy Life of Roman 'Left-handed' Losinski." In an easy to read writing style, the story grabs you from the very beginning and doesn't let up until the end. Permit me to tell you what I learned from reading this book. "Life is forever changing, which means no one situation will last forever and anything is possible. If you have a dream, then no matter how big or unrealistic it is, don't let anyone persuade you to do something that is not in your heart. The difference between dreams and accomplishments is purely desire." It's a treat to read a good, clean book; well done, Mr. Cobbett. Well Done!
                                                                                               -Alfred M. Albers
Author of: "Of Ghosts and Magic" and its sequel "House of Tarot Cards"
From start to finish, this short book keeps you rooting for Roman and his team, climbing those hills (and mountains) with them, feeling every punch in the ring and every triumph. Cobbett's attention to detail puts the reader right in the middle of every scene, even with something as small as a description of a meal. The ending is surprising and yet exactly as it should be. Bravo, Roman. Bravo, Miles Cobbett!
                                                                                                   - Melodie K. Starkey
There is no age limit to who should read this book. Read it. Share it. Pass it along. You won't be sorry and those you share it with will love you for it. Thank you, Miles, for sharing your talent with the world. I LOVE this book!
                                                                                                                 - Nanette

Why This Book

About the author

In 2008 Miles Cobbett released the book Champion, his first published novel. He had been writing novels and short stories for over 35 years. Along the way he worked part-time as a freelance sports journalist, and full-time in a long series of jobs that offered him a way to travel and make enough money to buy paper, pens and have food in his belly, and sometimes even a roof over his head. His travels across America began shortly after the passing of his Father when Miles was 18 -and still in college. He dropped out of University soon after that to begin his "Walk-About" in-search of himself and his place in the world; and it was with his journal entries that he found solace and a way to understand the loss of his best friend, his Father. Miles traveled the country and worked most any job he could find. From laborer to restaurant worker to truck driver to Alaska fish cannery worker to tug boat helmsman; Miles did them all and more...along the way he collected the stories of people and their lives and tried his best to figure out what made them all tick. Once in Alaska he set his sights on completing the college degree that he had started so many years before. Miles found that the summer-time fishing jobs in Alaska and working on ocean going tug boats could provide the funds he needed to help him graduate college. In 1994 he graduated with dual degrees in Psychology and Sociology. He went on to teach school in 3rd, 4th and the 7th and 8th grades. It was after Miles returned to California to visit his aging Mother and only in consideration of her urging accepted a emergency teaching position for Los Angeles City Unified School District. It was there, teaching 4th grade students in South-Central Los Angeles, that Miles found his stride and realized that Hooking Kids on Books was the greatest passion of his life; and his main reason for living. This story Champion is one of a series of books that Miles has designed to hook kids of all ages on reading -and especially those tough-to-reach kids from the 4th grade and up. The book Champion can be found in (public libraries across Alaska and)n classrooms, and in almost every single school library of the18 public schools in the Fairbanks area. It is being read and used in classrooms from the 4th grade on up to high school, and has even be used to hook students on reading that are attending literature classes at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Find a comfortable chair and grab a copy of the book Champion and have an enjoyable afternoon or evening reading one of the most exciting books on the market.

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