Biography for Satchel Paige

Simon and Schuster
Lesa Cline-Ransome received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and a master of arts degree in education from New York University. She taught in a program designed to care for children of teenage parents who were returning to high school. She now writes for children full time. This is her first book with husband James Ransome. Of this book she says, "I hoped to capture the soul of Satchel and the heart of America's game."

Lesa and James live in the Hudson River Valley region of New York with their three children, Jaime, Maya, and Malcolm, and their dalmation, Clinton.