Time Slider by Alan E. Todd Book Summary:
SYNOPSIS Tim wants nothing more than to be a normal boy, with normal friends, normal family, and normal problems. However, Tim is anything but normal. He has a secret giftmany would call it a cursethat allows his conscious mind to slide to random places and times for exactly 38 minutes each day. But are his slides truly random? Or is someone, or something, in control? One moment, Tim may be safely sleeping in his own bed, and the next thing he knows, he is on the other side of the world, wandering the streets of China, or struggling to save lives of those on a doomed airline flight. This is the story of Tims life and his pursuit for answers. Why is he not bound to one time and place? Who, or what, is in control of his slides? What purpose in life can a boy like Tim find as he grows up into a man? And through it all, can he and his lifelong friend, Lexie, find their way to a complicated but enduring love when the universe seems set against them? Time Slider is a heroic tale of life, when life is not all that it seems.