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Matthew Ross Smith

Biography

Matthew Ross Smith

Matthew Ross Smith is an author, musician and writing professor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more, including animated writing tutorials you can share with your students, visit him at Matthew-Ross-Smith.com.

Matthew Ross Smith

Books by Matthew Ross Smith

by Matthew Ross Smith - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Sports, Youth Fiction

Lizzy loves basketball. After fighting to join the boy’s team at her school, Lizzy is finally given the opportunity to show off her hard-earned skills. When she answers what she believes is another bill collecting phone call, Lizzy receives a magical wish: the ability to sink every shot. With the help of her BFF Toby and some viral video action, Lizzy goes all the way to the Philadelphia Bells’ starting lineup, making history and taking names. Then, just as she’s about to go face to face with her hero, the best player on the planet, things begin to fall apart. But Lizzy isn’t a quitter and she’ll play her hardest for the love of the game.