Experience the author's novel and vision to make a film of this story that champions mentorship for young boys of color.
A timely message, for lives that truly matter.
North of the Grove is about a reluctant father to be and avid jogger who seeks to stop running from his past by saving a young boy's future. Help make this project a success by ordering your copy of the novel and suggesting it to your local middle and high schools!
South Florida Author and Professor's novel featured on CBS's Mentoring Matters show
William Hobbs is using his novel “North of the Grove” to spread the word throughout middle and high schools on the importance of mentorship.
Miami, FL – The CBS show Mentoring Matters recently featured a segment on the novel North of the Grove, a smart, unique and tough tale of how the flawed and selfish can still make a difference through mentorship. The exposure raises awareness about the story’s message for its author, professor and novelist William Ashanti Hobbs, who seeks to get the book into middle schools, high schools and libraries throughout South Florida, where the story is set.
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