Biography for Words Set Me Free : The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

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Lesa Cline-Ransome is the author of Satchel Paige and Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist, both illustrated by James E. Ransome.

James E. Ransome's highly acclaimed illustrations for Let My People Go won the NAACP Image Award. His other award-winning titles include Coretta Scott King Honor BookUncle Jed's Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell, Deborah Hopkinson's Under the Quilt of Night, andSatchel Paige, written by his wife, Lesa Cline-Ransome. Mr. Ransome teaches illustration at Syracuse University and lives in with his family in upstate New York. Visit him at