This Last Adventure | New Middle Grade from Ryan Dalton

The Lerner Podcast

Jan 18 2022 • 2 mins

Author Ryan Dalton introduces readers to his new middle grade novel, THIS LAST ADVENTURE.

When Archie's beloved grandpa is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Archie tries to slow the progression of his grandpa's memory loss through shared role-playing fantasies. But he has to face the reality of what he's losing.

This imaginative and heartfelt story sensitively portrays the common experience of slowly losing a loved one to Alzheimer's as Archie faces the unknown, and redefines what it means to be a hero.

Learn more and start reading on the Lerner website or visit Ryan Dalton on his website! Download a transcript of this episode here.

Music credits
"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (
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