21 DAYS ONLY - Be a Superhero in my book for kids!


Donators of $5 or more receive an advanced copy of the eBook before the Mid October Amazon release! 
Donators of $20 will be in credits at the beginning of the book for the eBook and physical copy!
See below for more rewards including being featured in the book as a superhero!


As a Teacher, Author, and award winning Educational Video Game Designer I want to make the world a better place.  To me a hero is someone who helps people and a superhero is someone who helps a lot of people.

My book How To Be A Superhero combines my 10+ years working with kids and positive psychology to help you and your kids* find your real life superpowers, train your bodies and minds, and go off into the world as a superhero.  Emphasis is placed on exercise, nutrition, reading, writing, creating art, managing emotions and being good to others.

How To Be A Superhero is an  illustrated book about 20 pages long that is geared towards kids 8-12 though it can benefit people of just about any age.  

Readings for the book have already been a smash hit!  Once I wasn't even able to finish the book because both the kids and parents were so inspired and wanted to share their ideas.

Donations will go directly towards the creation of the eBook and physical copies.  Every amount helps since producing a book is not cheap.

Please tell your friend and family!

* Kids not required! :)

Student Testimonials:

My students are my "WHY" for doing this book.  These testimonials mean everything to me and knowing that I've helped a kid is the best reward I could ever have.  With my book I know I can inspire these kinds of results at a massive scale.

You can read Becca's full yearbook entry here

“You are a true inspiration for me and other people that know you. I have had, do and will look up to you for the rest of my life.”
– Dave

“Mike has one of the most infectiously positive mindsets I’ve ever encountered in a person. Not only does he himself aspire to the highest level of competence and perfection in any task he sets his hand to, but his drive and enthusiasm motivate all those around him. At a young age I learned so much from Mike’s zeal for life and all it had to offer. I’m thankful to have known him in my youth because of what an overwhelmingly positive role model he became for me.”
– Tom

My letter to you:

"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ― Socrates

Dear Friend,

As a Teacher, Coach,  Author, and Game Designer of Free Educational software, I care about kids and their success.

I love teaching and making a positive difference but I want to reach more kids than one school, I want to impact the world.

My book How To Be A Superhero is how I will begin.

The main focus of my book is to use my successes in the classroom and translate them to a global scale.  The kids learn how to find their real life superpowers, train their bodies and minds, and to help others.  Kids are encouraged to create their own superhero stories and artwork about their powers and how they will help others.

Kids I've read the book to have really enjoyed it and I love see them applying the messages.

I'm raising money to fund self publishing the book.  Your contributions not only help with this book, but will help me create more books and fund my dream of becoming a children's book author.

Every donation matters no matter what amount and will go a long way towards helping the book reach as many people as possible.  Even simply telling a friend or five about this fundraiser would be incredibly helpful.

In return I'd like to offer you a lot of cool rewards that you can check out below.

I will also be providing a ton of free content on SuperheroHill.com such as guides on how to write, how to find your superpowers, free software for creating stories, drawings, and animations, and lots more.

Let's team up and make the world a better place.

Thank you for your time and believing in me and my dream.

Donation Rewards:
$1 - A thank you note and shoutout on Twitter and Facebook
$5 - A copy of the eBook on October 5th ( I reserve the right to change the date if there are any last second problems)
$20 - You will be in the credits of the book!  Both the eBook and physical copy
$50 - A signed physical copy that will be mailed or picked up by you
$100 - You or a character you create will be on one page of the book!**
$500 - You or a character you create will be on up to 5 pages of the book!  (limited to the first 4)**
$1000 - I will write a text only story of you as a Superhero!
$2000 - A book with full color illustrations will be created of you as a Superhero!

All reward levels earn the previous tiers too.

** I reserve the right to make changes needed to keep it appropriate for the book.  We will definitely work together to make sure you are happy!


Artwork from the artist Mary Martin


My previous work - 
Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker - https://SandboxGameMaker.com

Doom 3 Coop Mod Last Man Standing - https://Doom3Coop.com

Platinum Arts LLC - https://PlatinumArts.Net


  • Richard Jahnke 
    • $20 
    • 17 hrs
  • Mark Leone 
    • $100 
    • 8 d
  • Adam McNeill 
    • $50 
    • 9 d


Michael Tomaino 
Gainesville, FL
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