Books by Frank Morrison

MUHAMMAD ALI by Gene Barretta
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"An eye-catching if incomplete treatment of the legend. (Picture book/biography. 3-7)"
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali comes to life for young readers. Read full book review >
THE QUICKEST KID IN CLARKSVILLE by Pat Zietlow Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Sweet and inspiring. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Two little girls compete to meet a local hero. Read full book review >
BALLERINA DREAMS by Michaela DePrince
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A title sure to attract ballet aficionados, with added appeal for its depiction of an adoptive family and a ballerina who just happens to be black. (Early reader/memoir. 6-8)"
This autobiographical title for newly independent readers will reward efforts with an inspiring story about ballerina Michaela DePrince's life and passion for dance. Read full book review >
LITTLE MELBA AND HER BIG TROMBONE by Katheryn Russell-Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Readers will agree that 'Melba Doretta Liston was something special.' (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bewitched by the rhythms of jazz all around her in Depression-era Kansas City, little Melba Doretta Liston longs to make music in this fictional account of a little-known jazz great. Read full book review >
I GOT THE RHYTHM by Connie Schofield-Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A lively celebration of music and expressive dance. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The beat is all around her when a girl takes a walk in the park with her mother. Read full book review >