Title: Jack Wentworth- The Real Belt
Author: Karen Ward-Wilder
Genre: Fiction/Young Adult Fiction/Spiritual
Publisher: Karen Ward-Wilder
Pages: 110 pages
Publication Date: November, 2017
Synopsis: Fourteen year-old-Jack Wentworth endures almost daily the pains and scars from the beatings of Ryan, the school bully. Jack’s life starts to change when he meets the mysterious homeless old man in the community library, and as he writes his own mystical story for his writing class at school. Known as being nerdy, Jack starts to discover who really he is, and he soon creates a story where teens on Tempko Island discover a time machine that looks like a gigantic computer. While traveling in the machine, the teens discover Belt Town, in which men, women, and children’s bodies are actually made into belts. Jack learns to survive by using his writing talent as a tool to cope, and as his real life intertwines with his story, his confidence begins to grow and he ultimately understands his truth. This inspiring YA fiction novel, Jack Wentworth (The Real Belt), is the first book of a six-book series designed to help teens boost their confidence and grow into their true purpose.