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Dorothy Nafus Morrison

Dorothy Nafus Morrison writes for teenagers. She was born in Nashua, Iowa, and went to the University of Northern Iowa. She worked as a music teacher, and began her writing career in 1965.

Finding the books: all are easy and cheap to find in the USA. None were published in the UK.

Links and sources

The University of Oregon holds some of her papers.

Many thanks to Lisa Catz for the photographs.

Somebody’s Horse

Atheneum, New York, 1986, 231 pp

Troll, pb, 1987

“Jenny's good care transforms a pathetic, sick, and abandoned horse into a splendid jumper,
but there remains the question of who the real owner is.”

Whisper Goodbye

Atheneum, New York, 1985, 183 pp

Troll Communications, 1987, pb

“When Katie's small Oregon town is to be flooded and turned into a lake, she learns she will not
be able to take her beloved horse to her new home.”

Whisper Again

Atheneum, New York, 1987, 198 pp

Troll Communications, 1988, pb

Stacey’s parents need to raise some money, so decide to rent out part of their ranch to a
children’s camp. Stacey isn’t keen, but gradually changes her mind.  

Bibliography - horse books only