Frank Nappi is a high school English teacher in Long Island, New York in the Oceanside School District. Frank Nappi is also an author who has written a unique fictional series where the main character is a baseball player who has Aspergers. Frank Nappi is an Autism Light because of the increased awareness of autism that will come from his fiction writing and a current movie based on the first book in the series.
Author: Frank Nappi has written several fictional books. To order his books or find out more details on each book go to the book section of his website. His most recent writing is a unique sports fiction series where the main character is a fantastic pitcher who has Aspergers. The series includes The Legend of Mickey Tussler with the sequel Sophomore Campaign scheduled to be released in April, 2012. In addition, there is a third book in this series that Frank Nappi is in the process of writing.
Reviews: The following are some positive reviews that have been written about this series.
- Peter Schilling wrote a very positive review of The Legend of Mickey Tussler at The Autism Society of Ohio’s Website.
- Darryl Strawberry who was designated an Autism Light in his own right on August 9, 2011, reviewed the second book in the series Sophomore Campaign and called it, “A curiously poignant baseball tale of adversity and intolerance, compassion and hope, that elevates autism fiction to fantastic heights.”
Movie: Here is the trailer for the movie, “A Mile in His Shoes”, which is based on Frank Nappi’s book The Legend of Mickey Tussler. The movie will feature a main character with Aspergers. This movie premiers tomorrow on GMC TV on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 7pm and 9pm.
People who like sports fiction and also have an interest in characters with autism will fall in love with Frank Nappi’s series. The author’s new offerings are anticipated with excitement by readers of the series.
Social Media: You can follow Frank Nappi at the following social media or Websites.