Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Melissa Morrissey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in

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Illinois Connection

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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Selected Titles At Your Library

Einstein the science dog :
ISBN: 0986159794. OCLC Number: 948606699

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Einstein was a happy little guy, living with the old man who loved science. But one day everything changed, and Einstein found himself lost and alone.

Shawna's sparkle
ISBN: 9780986159701. OCLC Number: 935960351

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Shawna feels very alone until she meets her 'fairy' teacher who teaches her that she is special.