An Evening With Lesa Cline-Ransome

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Event Details

Join us for Words Take Wing: Honoring Diversity in Children's Literature, an evening with award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome. Lesa will speak about challenges and obstacles she has faced as a writer, her process in choosing the topics and people for her books, and how the past informs the present. This event will be hosted on zoom webinarregister here to attend

Lesa Cline-Ransome is the acclaimed author of numerous award-winning picture books and middle grade novels as well as titles that uncover hidden stories from American History. Her debut middle grade novel, Finding Langston, was the 2019 winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction and received the Coretta Scott King Award Author Honor. The companion, Leaving Lymon released this year. 

To purchase a copy of the books Lesa will be featuring, including Finding Langston, Leaving Lymon, She Persisted, and Before She Was Harriet, visit our bookselling partner Underground Books at

Event Type(s): Authors/Speakers
Age Group(s): Families, Adults, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-18)