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Morrison, Frank 1971-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 176 publications in 3 languages and 31,054 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Diary fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Basketball stories  Bildungsromans  Humor 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.T3762, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Morrison
Keena Ford and the second-grade mix-up by Melissa Thomson( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keena Ford chronicles her many mishaps as she begins second grade
Long shot : never too small to dream big by Chris Paul( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is shorter than most of his classmates and everyone discourages him from trying out for the basketball team, eight-year-old Chris Paul, future NBA All-Star, just works harder than everyone else so his size will not matter
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible"--
Out of the ballpark by Alex Rodriguez( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Alex is nervous about his role in the approaching baseball playoffs and championship game, he soon figures out how to fix his mistakes and become a better player
Little Melba and her big trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources"--
Clayton Byrd goes underground by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Bluesmen -- he can't wait to join them, just as soon as he has a blues song of his own. But then the unthinkable happens. Cool Papa Byrd dies, and Clayton's mother forbids Clayton from playing the blues. And Clayton knows that's no way to live. Armed with his grandfather's brown porkpie hat and his harmonica, he runs away from home in search of the Bluesmen, hoping he can join them on the road. But on the journey that takes him through the New York City subways and to Washington Square Park, Clayton learns some things that surprise him
I got the rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other childen join her
One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's most exciting African American illustrators, who have created pieces of art based on Nikki's original poems. Featuring art by: Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Ebony Glenn, Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Christopher Myers, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon. A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful resource and reference as well"--
Give please a chance by Bill O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collaboration, authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson remind us all that a single word -- "Please?"--Is useful in a thousand different ways. From finding a lovable stray dog to needing a partner on a seesaw, from reading a bedtime story to really, really needing a cookie, this book depicts scenes and situations in which one small word can move mountains
Jazzy Miz Mozetta by Brenda C Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a beautiful evening, Miz Mozetta puts on her red dress and blue shoes and dances the jitterbug just like she did many years before
Manners mash-up : a goofy guide to good behavior by Tedd Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the dinner table to the doctor's office, from the playground to the pool, this irreverent book will help kids navigate any social scenario with utmost grace
Keena Ford and the secret journal mix-up by Melissa Thomson( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she accidentally leaves her journal in Tiffany's apartment, Keena is afraid that Tiffany will reveal all of her secrets
Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change by Michelle Cook( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations
The quickest kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals
Play, Louis, play! : the true story of a boy and his horn by Muriel Harris Weinstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the childhood of Louis Armstrong in New Orleans from the perspective of his horn
Keena Ford and the field trip mix-up by Melissa Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keena and her second-grade class go on a field trip to the United States Capitol where they meet a congressman and Keena makes a big impression, which she documents in her new journal
Let the children march by Monica Clark-Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, children and teenagers march against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963
Sweet music in Harlem by Debbie A Taylor( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.J., who aspires to be as great a jazz musician as his uncle, searches for Uncle Click's hat in preparation for an important photograph and inadvertently gathers some of the greatest musicians of 1950s Harlem to join in on the picture
George Crum and the Saratoga chip by Gaylia Taylor( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the 1830s in Saratoga Springs, New York, isn't easy for George Crum. Picked on at school because of the colour of his skin, George escapes into his favorite pastimes - hunting and fishing. Soon George learns to cook too, and he lands a job as a chef at the fancy Moon's Lake House. George loves his work, except for the fussy customers, who are always complaining! One hot day George's patience boils over and he cooks up a potato dish so unique it changes his life forever. This spirited story of the invention of the potato chip is a testament to human ingenuity and a tasty slice of culinary history
For the love of soccer! by Pelé( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three-time World Cup champion celebrates the kick and thrill of his favorite sport, recounting his inspiring rise to fame as illustrations depict his life and the story of a young athlete's efforts to follow in his hero's speedy footsteps
 
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Long shot : never too small to dream bigOut of the ballparkJazzy Miz MozettaManners mash-up : a goofy guide to good behaviorKeena Ford and the secret journal mix-upOur children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of changePlay, Louis, play! : the true story of a boy and his hornKeena Ford and the field trip mix-up
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