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“Speedboat Race” by Amir Khan will be featured in Spring 2022

Khan’s forthcoming book adopts many life lessons for children on achieving their dreams, which is re-illustrated by his daughters (Zoya and Zysha) using his original drawings from when he was twelve years old.

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Everyone can ride the initial learning curve, but to become good at something, they must be able to navigate the plateaus that will arise as they progress.

Amir Khan, author of “Speedboat Race” (Kindle Direct Publishing Platform, 2021), will be featured at the LA Times Festival of Books in Spring 2022. This book tells the story of a speedboat racer who needs to overcome last-minute adversity before a competitive speedboat race. The story begins with a journey of hard work, determination, perseverance, and a speedboat racer’s dream to win the race.

It teaches readers, particularly children, that it is important to learn to face challenges and overcome the odds to achieve great results. Where the book tells its readers that they can learn to win if they want it to happen. When a person achieves their first victory or overcomes a challenge, they learn that they are capable of overcoming obstacles, which leads them to cultivate the right behaviors to repeat the desired outcome when necessary.

“Speedboat Race” is an insightful piece of narrative that has received “5-Star Reviews” from Amazon Readers, including Verified Purchasers, in which the author narrates a heartwarming story about setting goals, practicing, preparing, and persevering to win a race. According to Imran Ahmed, Amazon Reviewer, this book is “…a very sweet and accessible story. I especially liked the appendix containing the author’s original drawings from when he was a child.”

Interested? Find out more and grab a copy of “Speedboat Race” by Amir Khan on Amazon. Also available in Spanish, “Carrera de lanchas Rapidas” on Amazon “para familias y niños a leer”. Come visit the upcoming LA Times Festival of Books in Spring 2022.
Speedboat Race
Author | Amir Tariq Khan
Genre | Children’s Book
Publisher | Kindle Direct Publishing Platform
Published date | Sept 1, 2021
Author Bio

Amir Khan currently resides in Southern California. He was raised by immigrant parents: a Pakistani father and a Mexican mother. He is the author of “Speedboat Race,” which he wrote when he was 12 years old and in sixth grade at his elementary school in Illinois. Where his school selected Amir’s story to represent it for 6th-grade submission to the Illinois Young Authors Conference. He has a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University and a Master’s in Computer Information Systems from Northwestern University.

After many years, Amir’s parents stored the original manuscript in a safe deposit box. They gave him the original manuscript for his 40th birthday. In hopes that this story will inspire young authors to pursue and create their own stories, Amir was motivated to publish this simple work and share it with the world. He also is honored to share this experience with his daughters who re-illustrated the book.

Currently, Amir works in Information Technology. When possible, Amir is also an adjunct professor teaching technology at the collegiate level. He hopes to author future stories in fiction and nonfiction.

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