Introducing The Middle School Rules of Vontae Davis

I’m a storyteller, and I feel so privileged to share so many inspiring stories. But the fifth athlete in the Middle School Rules series has a story that really resonates with me for several reasons. Vontae Davis grew up in Washington, D.C.; I graduated high school from Mt. Vernon High ..Continue Reading

MSR Peanut Punch Commercial on All Over Media

Excited to share the first Middle School Rules commercial, which is playing on over 130 All Over Media screens in Minnesota and California. The spot stars Charles Tillman and was filmed at the Bannockburn School earlier this summer.   Middle School Rules Peanut Punch from Troy Gronseth on Vimeo. Below ..Continue Reading

Introducing… The Middle School Rules of Skylar Diggins

Super excited to introduce the first female athlete in the The Middle School Rules series, WNBA superstar Skylar Diggins. Books for elementary and middle school readers usually don’t target boys and girls; usually one or the other. But, for me, the decision was a no-brainer. Female athletes have inspirational childhood stories ..Continue Reading

CBN features Charles Tillman and MSR

Watch the Christian Broadcasting Network’s feature on Charles “Peanut” Tillman and The Middle School Rules. Charles discusses his faith, his daily “miracle,” the lessons he learned from his childhood, and his outlook on suffering an injury that forced him to miss the Super Bowl. Click here to see the video.

Check out the Middle School Rules animated video

This video explains why moms want their kids to read The Middle School Rules… Why mom’s (and dads) love Middle School Rules and why you migh…What do the numbers 31, 3.10 and 50 have in common? Charles Tillman! Charles is the co-author of Middle School Rules and (though injured and ..Continue Reading