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General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction




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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.

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-- '''''I Am Drums''''' *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017