I had to read this before I went to see the movie. I recommend it as a good hearted, light read. The writing style isn't anything noteworthy, but the story sure makes you stop and think. There isn't a doubt in my mind that little boy saw Jesus and visited heaven. For more information, check out this website: heavenisforreal.net
When four-year-old Colton Burpo made it through an emergency
appendectomy his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What
they weren’t expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the
following months—a story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing
their little boy’s trip to heaven and back.