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Brian Montanaro

Brian Montanaro (pen name David Aro) is the author of a dozen stories for young readers, including the ALTON HEIGHTS ALL-STARS hi/lo series (West 44 Books 2018-2021), the picture book SLAM DUNK SAMMY (Windmill Books 2021), and the middle grade verse novels MY OWN SPIN (West 44 Books Spring 2024) and THE FABIAN FILE (West 44 Books Fall 2024). He is a former Collegiate All-American basketball player, conference player of the year, and college coach When he’s not spending time with his family or coaching his kids, he follows his passion of writing children’s books. You can visit him online at www.davidaro.com.

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