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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 Pelé: 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, and teacher in the New York City schools, and has taught writing for adults. She has a BFA in Merchandising and Management from Pratt Institute and an MA in Education from NYU.
She lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with her husband and frequent collaborator, illustrator James Ransome, four children, and a St. Bernard, Nola.
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To honor the occasion, we offer the following amazing books by and about remarkable women from so many different fields of endeavor and backgrounds. Celebrate the amazing women who have made history. From scientists to historians, activists, and creatives, we’re taking a look at their remarkable achievements. We hope they all continue to inspire you!
Grab a book, watch a movie, listen to a new podcast, however you decide to learn more, find a way to honor the role of women in history and celebrate their stories and accomplishments! Check out or title selections below! Adult list Children’s list Penguin Young Readers Women’s History Month Women’s Empowerment
Some faves to brighten the short days! See them all HERE.
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