Prize Winning Author to Visit AV

January 31, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 24th, 2017) –Prize winning children’s author Chris Stevenson is scheduled to visit

Author Chris Stevenson

Author Chris Stevenson

Allisonville Elementary school from 2-3pm on January 31st to discuss his new book, The Drum of Destiny. Mr. Stevenson’s book, which recently won the 2016 Grateful American Book Prize, centers around a twelve-year-old boy finding and following his convictions to join the American patriots during the Revolutionary War, despite living among loyalists. Mr. Stevenson’s visit with students will focus on themes of the book such as the historical time period, the character’s development and why Mr. Stevenson himself chose to become an author.

Chris Stevenson is a native Hoosier, father of five, former cargo pilot and graduate of Indiana University’s law school. An ardent history buff and experienced writer, Mr. Stevenson seeks to bring history and its characters to life for elementary and middle school age students.

Parents or guardians of Allisonville students who are interested in purchasing Mr. Stevenson’s book preceding his visit may contact Media Specialist and visit organizer Pamela Weiger at for more information.

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