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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Before There Was Mozart: The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by James E. Ransome
eBook

The musical superstar of 18th-century France was Joseph Boulogne—a black man. This inspiring story tells how Joseph, the only child of a black slave and her white master, becomes "the most accomplished man in Europe." After traveling from his native West Indies to study music in Paris, young Joseph is taunted... Read More
 





Young Pele
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by James Ransome
Trade Paperback

How did a poor boy named Edson—who kicked rocks down roads and dribbled balls made from rags—go on to become the greatest soccer player of all time? Here is the story of the boy who with great determination, lightning speed, and amazing skill overcame tremendous odds to become the world champion... Read More
 





Young Pele
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by James Ransome
eBook

HOW DID A POOR BOY named Edson—who kicked rocks down roads and dribbled balls made from rags—go on to become Pelé, the greatest soccer player of all time? While other kids memorized letters, Edson memorized the scores of soccer matches. And when Edson finally played in a youth soccer tournament in...

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