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Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 11.58h x 9.30w x 0.16d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 5.2
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 35036 / Satchel Paige
PW Notes and Reprints 12/16/2002 pg. 70
Black Issues Book Review 01/01/2004 pg. 68
Publishers Weekly 12/16/2002
About the Author
Lesa Cline-Ransome is the author of many award-winning and critically acclaimed nonfiction books for young readers, including Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams; My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey; and Before She Was Harriet. She is also the author of the novel Finding Langston, which received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award and five starred reviews. She lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York. Learn more at LesaClineRansome.com James E. Ransome's highly acclaimed illustrations for The Bell Rang, which he also authored, received the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. His other award-winning titles include the Coretta Scott King winner The Creation; Coretta Scott King Honor Book Uncle Jed's Barbershop; Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt; Before She Was Harriet, and Let My People Go, winner of the NAACP Image Award. He frequently collaborates with his wife, author Lesa Cline-Ransome. One of their recent titles is Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams, which received four starred reviews and was an ALA Notable Children's Book. He lives in New York's Hudson River Valley region with his family. Visit James at JamesRansome.com.
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