Step It Up! The French Dukes
by Debbie Taylor
| Illustrated by Kristle Marshall
| Picture Book
| Published 09-10-2023
Ten-year-old Kenny Mitchell longs to be a member of the French Dukes Precision Drill Team. When he fails to make the team, he tries harder. With the help of his older brother, he learns to "step it up" just in time to help the French Dukes win an important talent competition.
Set in the 1960s Ann Arbor Kenny’s story is inspired by the real-life French Dukes Precision Drill Team.