Lesa Cline-Ransome

Lesa Cline-Ransome is best known for her picture books. Her most recent book, Before She Was Harriet, illustrated by James Ransome, received six starred reviews, a Christopher Award, a Coretta Scott King Honor Award for Illustration, and a nomination for a NAACP Image Award. Finding Langston is her first novel. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York.

From the dust jacket of Finding Langston