About Robert Martin

Children’s advocate and author Robert Martin writes books with his granddaughter Keira Ely, including the bestsellers “The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels,” and “SuperClara — a Young Girl’s Story of Cancer, Bravery and Courage.” Robert founded the nonprofit Bridge to a Cure Foundation to tear down the deadly barriers impeding the timely development of pediatric cancer treatments and cures.
19 03, 2018

Solve This: The Case of the Missing Athletes

By |2018-03-19T23:29:52-04:00March 19th, 2018|

This is fiction, any resemblance to real persons is unintentional, and real events and entities are used in a fictional way. South Korea is hosting this year’s International Winter Championship. Tom King, retired chief of the New York police department, oversees security for the event. His record is impeccable—a genius [...]

1 03, 2018

The Real Reasons for School Violence: Symptoms of a Society in Decline

By |2018-03-01T11:27:08-05:00March 1st, 2018|

We watched in horror as another school shooting unfolded, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This tragedy took the lives of 17 students and faculty February 14. In the immediate aftermath, the nation stood mesmerized as surviving students, articulate and determined, demanded that [...]

15 01, 2018

Filling the Gaps: Sharing Ideas for How to Help Grandkids Learn, Grow and Be Healthy (in spite of all the negative influences young people face today)

By |2018-01-15T11:21:18-05:00January 15th, 2018|

There’s been much in the news lately about grandparents raising their grandkids due to factors such as military deployments and parental death or incarceration due to the opioid epidemic. More grandparents are also providing childcare for working parents, giving them a growing influence in the lives of their [...]

2 01, 2018

Create Some Fun With Your Grandkids for the New Year

By |2018-01-02T11:42:55-05:00January 2nd, 2018|

Happy New Year, everyone! What are you most looking forward to in 2018? I’m looking forward to a year of creating fun with my grandchildren. My granddaughter Keira Ely and I will be publishing a new installment of The Keira and Papa Detective Agency series, “The Case of [...]

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