It took real faith and courage to get Bethany back on a surfboard after losing her arm to a shark. The Soul Surfer fiction series is based on the life of surfer star Bethany Hamilton, as she and her friends discover God’s love and guidance as they tackle the waves life hands them.

In book four, Crunch, Bethany meets a soccer-loving little boy who captures her heart in an unexpected way while on a mission trip in Mexico. Bethany helps him discover the father of his dreams, but because of a promise she makes to him, Bethany’s spot in a prestigious surf competition is threatened.

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About The Author

Rick Bundschuh is a writer, cartoonist and one of the teaching Pastors at Kauai Christian Fellowship in Poipu, Kauai. Born and raised in Pacific Beach, Rick eventually abandoned California for the warm waves of Hawaii. Along the way he managed to become a veteran youth worker, an author and cartoonist before helping to found Kauai Christian Fellowship in 1991. Rick lives in Poipu Beach with his wife Lauren, their kids, a weenie dog and a quiver of surfboards.

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