The Mystery of the Amethyst Shard by Seth Szilagyi
Approx. 60,340 words.
Published on August 31, 2012.
From starting the 7th grade to trying to make the basketball team to fending off a bully known as "The Blob", 12-year-old Jim Allen has plenty to worry about. And things only get more complicated when Jim makes two strange discoveries; a mysterious amethyst shard that could hold ancient powers and the revelation that he has the ability to move objects with his mind.