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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mike Grosso  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;

Born:


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Illinois Connection

Grosso lives in Oak Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mike Grosso is a musician and a fourth-grade teacher who always keeps a guitar in his classroom. His father gave him his first lesson, and his mom taught him how to keep a steady rhythm. Mike continues to write and record music. I AM DRUMS is his first novel.


Selected Titles At Your Library

I am drums /
ISBN: 0544707109. OCLC Number: 932050683

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"A single-minded twelve-year-old drummer, challenged by her school's budget cuts and her family's financial woes, must find a way to keep her dreams of drumming alive"--

I AM DRUMS.
ISBN: 1328900134. OCLC Number: 1080245632

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT,. .

Additional Title Information

I Am Drums

, Clarion, 2016


Awards

I Am Drums

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Grosso will do Author Talks and Writing Workshops. He also offers free 20 minute Skype visits, but availability for these is limited so get in touch with him as soon as possible if you're interested in that. Email him at me@mikegrossoauthor.com to get the conversation started on availability and fees.