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Monday, September 3, 2012

Grounded by Thomas Earl Allen

Diversion Press presents Grounded

GROUNDED is the realistic portrayal of a boy who reads comic books, plays video games, vandalizes, chooses bad friends, breaks school rules, and frustrates his well-meaning parents. But GROUNDED is also not moralistic, nor is it a case study of a highly disturbed child. Instead, the main character's main challenge is to mature in a world filled with opportunities to make unwise choices—the same struggle that most young people face. GROUNDED examines Donny's decisions, but also the consequences of the decisions made by the adults around him.

About the Author
Thomas Earl Allen is a retired teacher and principal, with more than thirty years experience in dealing with young people like Donny.  In 1983, he won a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to study classical literature.  Thomas Earl Allen has a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He currently resides in Ocala, Florida.

Grounded                                                                                         
By: Thomas Earl Allen
Diversion Press, Young Adult, Contemporary, Fiction
Distributed by Ingram
$9.95
ISBN: 978-1-935290-21-6
Paperback, 94 pages
Release Date: September 15, 2012

Poetry under review

Dear Poets,

Not only are we still accepting poetry, but we are still reviewing poetry.  Every poet who submits to us will get a letter informing them of acceptance or rejection.  We are excited to have had so many entries for this anthology and hope to have all poets notified as soon as possible.

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The Diversion Press Team