Morrison, Dorothy Nafus

About the author

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.

Bibliography (horse books only)

Somebody’s Horse

Atheneum, New York, 1986, 231 pp
Troll, pb, 1987

Jenny manages to transform an abandoned horse who is in a terrible state into a show jumper. There is another problem though: who actually owns the horse?

Whisper Goodbye

Atheneum, New York, 1985, 183 pp
Troll Communications, 1987, pb

Katie is faced with moving when their town is to be flooded and turned into a lake. She cannot take her beloved horse with her when the family move.

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.