The rise of Serena Williams-strong black woman, tennis superstar, and little sister
Karlin Gray loves writing about strong female athletes. She holds a BA in creative writing from Florida State University and has worked in publishing and copywriting. She's also the author of Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still (HMH BYR, 2016) and An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth (Sleeping Bear Press, 2018). When the weather's nice, she loves to play tennis in Westport, Connecticut, where she lives with her family. Monica Ahanonu is an illustrator and motion designer whose work showcases black creatives in various fields. A graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts, she worked for DreamWorks before pursuing a career as an independent artist. She lives in Los Angeles, and this is her debut picture book.
...Illuminating and inspiring... - Kirkus Reviews Each page
is alive with movement, joy, and vibrance...A fine addition to the
growing Williams biography collection. - School Library Journal
A special effort. - Booklist