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Lesa Cline-Ransome

Lesa Cline-Ransome is the author of many award-winning and beloved picture books. Her picture book biography titles include Before She Was Harriet; Satchel Paige; Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist; Young Pele, Soccer's First Star; Helen Keller, The World in Her Heart; Before There was Mozart, Words Set me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass, and Light in the Darkness, A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret.

Originally from Malden, Massachusetts, Lesa has worked as a proofreader, fashion copywriter, publicist, teacher in the New York City Schools, and taught writing for adults. She has a B.F.A. in Merchandising and Management from Pratt... Read More


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

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

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

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