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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Melissa Morrissey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Fiction

Born: in


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Morrissey lives in Sherman.

Biographical and Professional Information

Melissa Morrissey, an Illinois Teacher of the Year Finalist who taught special education classes for over twenty two years. She brings her teaching experience and her love of psychology to her books, using her voice to educate, empower, and inspire children and the adults who read to them. Her husband [ Ted], is also a teacher, writer and publisher. They have five children and two rescue dogs, Einstein and Nala.

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