Online Originals: Children’s Book Author Crowned First Black Miss Pre Teen International

GREENVILLE, NC – Morgan E. Taylor appeared at age 5 as a co-author of Daddy’s Little Princess, a non-fiction children’s book that features real princesses of color from around the world.

Now the preteen who was planning to be a princess is a queen. On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Morgan competed as Miss Pre Teen Tar Heel State for the international title and won, crowned Miss Pre Teen International at Kingsport, TN Morgan is the first black pre-teen to achieve this honor.

“It’s such an honor to represent tweens everywhere and encourage young people to read,” Morgan said. “My goal is to be authentic and to be a positive role model.”

As Miss Pre Teen International the rising 12 year old girl 8e The Grader is now moving from highlighting positive role models to highlighting herself. Its platform is diversity through literature. Morgan will work with United Way to build self-esteem and encourage young learners by reading and providing them with various children’s books.

The International Miss Pre Teen Contest was developed to promote today’s tweens, ages 10-12, and their achievements on a global platform.

Morgan was a featured author at the prestigious annual Essence Festival honoring black achievement for three consecutive years, and his book continues to receive international acclaim. Daddy’s Little Princess can be purchased from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other major booksellers His TEDx is also available on YouTube.

To keep up to date with Miss Pre Teen International, follow her on Instagram at misspreteenintl21.


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