From children's books to adult non-fiction, the one thing you can count on is that K.J. Houtman's books will celebrate a love for the outdoors. As a writer-member of Association of Great Lake Outdoor Writers (AGLOW), Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) and Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), Houtman ties the outdoors to all stories.
Meet Gus Roberts, a fifth grader who can't wait for his family's big plans for the Minnesota fishing opener. Gus needs some time on the water but also a break from Matt Driver, a bully who's got everyone anxious for the end of the school year. Life has a few surprises in store and everyone adjusts to a different weekend than planned.