Audiobook giveaway of Theo and Sprout: A Journey of Growth sponsored by Joseph Gergen
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Theo and Sprout is a unique, funny, and thought-provoking exploration of the process of growing up, discovering sexuality, and forming one’s identity in a world that is not always as understanding and accepting as it could be.
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About the Book
Written by Joseph Gergen
Ages 14+ | 161 Pages
Publisher: Joseph Gergen | ISBN-13: 9781734736632
Publisher’s Book Summary: Sprout says she’s there to help him, to guide him. Theo, an introverted teenage boy from a large family, is not so sure about that. He’s not sure about much of anything at the moment. You see, Theo is thrown into absolute uncertainty one morning after he has showered for school when Sprout suddenly manifests herself physically in his body.
Is she a dream? A hallucination? That is what Theo grapples with as he not only sees Sprout in the mirror, then validates what he’s seen by looking down at his body, now her body, but also begins a conversation with her about what the hell is going on.
While Theo longs for some guidance through the perils of adolescence, the guidance he knew his family wouldn’t give him, he isn’t prepared for Sprout to present herself and offer it to him. In fact, he doesn’t appear to have a choice since Sprout, sassy and confident about her presence, won’t go away.
Thus begin the adventures of Theo and Sprout. Sprout comes and goes as she pleases, forcing Theo to come to grips with her existence, the fear of being caught, the guidance she offers, and the choices she asks him to make. Together Theo and Sprout must navigate the uneasy situations Sprout creates by appearing at inopportune times, whether in school, at church, or at a family gathering.
Sprout just wants Theo to grow. Theo just wants to survive. Join in on this coming-of-age adventure.
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About the Author
Born and raised on the plains of North Dakota, Joseph Gergen moved to Twin Cities because it’s actually warmer. Joseph enjoys creating in whatever form it takes and has pursued writing, painting, and furniture making—the enjoyment is in the doing.
For more information, visit https://josephgergen.com/.
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