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Lesa Cline-Ransome is the author of more than 20 books for young readers, including the award-winning Finding Langston trilogy. Her work has received a plethora of honors, including dozens of starred reviews, NAACP Image Award nominations, a Coretta Scott King honor, the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction and a Christopher Award. Her work has been named to the ALA Notable Books and Bank Street Best Children’s Book lists. She lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York with her husband and frequent collaborator, James Ransome.

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