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JAMES RANSOME & LESA CLINE-RANSOME

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James and/or Lesa Ransome's Books

 

 

Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)

by Elizabeth Howard

*ISBN 9780395546826 hardcover

ISBN 9780618120383 hardcover

ISBN 9780395720776 paperback

ISBN 9780395720783 other format

Clarion Books

(ages 5-8)

Baby Blessings:

A Prayer for the Day You Are Born
by Elizabeth Howard
ISBN 9781416953623 hardcover
Simon and Schuster
(ages 0-4)

Before She Was Harriet
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780823420476 hardcover
Holiday House
(ages 4-7)

(Available November 2017)

Before There Was Mozart:

The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780375836008 hardcover
ISBN 9780375936210 hardcover
Random House
(ages 4-8)

Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson:

Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780823423620 hardcover
Holiday House
(ages 7-11)

Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl

by Virginia Hamilton

ISBN 9780590473767 hardcover

The Blue Sky Press

(ages 5-9)

 

Building a New Land

by James Haskins

*ISBN 9780688102661 hardcover

*ISBN 9780060585549 paperback

HarperCollins

(ages 7-12)

The Christmas Tugboat:

How the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Came to New York City
by George Matteson and Adele Ursone
ISBN 9780618992157 hardcover
Clarion (Houghton Mifflin) (2012)
(ages 4-8)

 

The Creation

by James Weldon Johnson

ISBN 9780823410699 hardcover

Holiday House

(ages 5-8)

 

Do Like Kyla

by Angela Johnson

*ISBN 9780531058527 hardcover

ISBN 9780531070406 paperback

Orchard/Scholastic

(ages 5-8)

Freedom's School
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9781423161035 hardcover
Hyperion/Disney (2015)
(ages 6-8)

Germs: Fact and Fiction, Friends and Foes
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780805079159
hardcover
Henry Holt/Macmillan
(ages 5-7)

Granddaddy's Turn:
A Journey to the Ballot Box

by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein
ISBN 9780763665937 hardcover

Candlewick
(ages 6-9)

 

Gunner, Football Hero
by James Ransome
ISBN 978-0823420537 hardcover
Holiday House
(ages 4-8)

Helen Keller:

The World in Her Heart
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780060570743 hardcover
ISBN 9780060570750 hardcover
HarperCollins
(ages 5-9)

 

How Animals Saved the People:

Animal Tales from the South

by J.J. Reneaux

*ISBN 9780688162535 hardcover

HarperCollins

(ages 5-8)

 

How Many Stars in the Sky?

by Lenny Hort

*ISBN 9780688101039 hardcover

ISBN 9780688152185 paperback

HarperCollins

(ages 4-6)

 

It Is The Wind

by Ferida Wolff

ISBN 9780060281915 hardcover

ISBN 9780060281922 hardcover

HarperCollins

(ages 5-6)

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
by Jonah Winter
ISBN 9781416940807 hardcover
Atheneum/Simon & Schuster
(ages 4-8)

A Joyful Christmas:

A Treasury of New and Classic Songs, Poems, and Stories for the Holiday
by James E. Ransome
ISBN 9780805066210 hardcover

Henry Holt/Macmillan

(ages 4-8)

 

The Jukebox Man

by Jacqueline K. Ogburn

*ISBN 9780803714298 hardcover

Penguin Putnam

(ages 5-8)

Just a Lucky So and So:
The Story of Louis Armstrong

by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780823434282 hardcover
Holiday House
(ages 5-8)

 

Let My People Go

by Patricia & Fredrick McKissack

ISBN 9780689808562 hardcover

Simon & Schuster

(ages 8 up)

Light in the Darkness:
A Story About How Slaves Learned in Secret

by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9781423134954 hardcover
Hyperion (2013)
(ages 5-9)

 

Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

ISBN 9780689831591 hardcover

Simon & Schuster

(ages 7-9)

My Name is Truth:

The Life of Sojourner Truth
by Ann Turner
ISBN 9780060758981 hardcover
HarperCollins
(ages 6-9)

My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Alley
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 978-1481422215
Simon & Schuster (2015)
(ages 7-10)

 

My Teacher
by James Ransome
ISBN 978-0803732599
Dial/Penguin Group (2012)
(ages 5-8)

New Red Bike!
by James Ransome
ISBN 9780823422265 hardcover
Holiday House  (2011)
(ages 4-8)

  

The Old Dog

by Charlotte Zolotow

ISBN 9780060244095 hardcover

HarperCollins

(ages 5-8)

Our Children Can Soar:

A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change
by Michelle Cook
ISBN 9781599904184 hardcover
Walker/Bloomsbury
(ages 4-8)

Peepers

by Eve Bunting

ISBN 9780152602970 hardcover

Harcourt

(ages 6-9)

 

A Pride of African Tales

by Donna Washington

ISBN 9780060249298 hardcover

ISBN 9780060249328 hardcover

HarperCollins

(ages 6-10)

 

Quilt Alphabet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

ISBN 9780823414536 hardcover

ISBN 9780823417650 paperback

Holiday House

(ages 5-8)

 

Quilt Counting

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

*ISBN 9781587171789 hardcover

North South/Seastar Books

(ages 5-7)

 

Red Dancing Shoes

by Denise Lewis Patrick

*ISBN 9780688103927 hardcover

*ISBN 9780688158507 paperback

HarperCollins

(ages 5-8)

 

Satchel Paige

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

ISBN 9780689811517 hardcover

ISBN 9780689856815 paperback

Simon & Schuster

(ages 6-10)

 

The Secret of the Stones

by Robert D. San Souci

ISBN 9780803716407 hardcover

Dial Books/PenguinPutnam

(ages 5-8)

 

Sky Boys:

How They Built the Empire State Building

by Deborah Hopkinson

ISBN 9780375836107 hardcover

ISBN 9780375936104 hardcover

Random House

(ages 4-9)

 

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

by Deborah Hopkinson

ISBN 9780679823117 hardcover

ISBN 9780679874720 paperback

Random House/Knopf

(ages 5-10)

 

This is the Dream

by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander

ISBN 9780060555191 hardcover

ISBN 9780060555207 hardcover

ISBN 9780060555214 paperback

HarperCollins

(ages 4-8)

This Is the Rope:

A Story From the Great Migration
by Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN 9780399239861 hardcover
Penguin Putnam
(ages 5-8)

 

Uncle Jed's Barbershop

by Margaree King Mitchel

ISBN 9780671769697 hardcover

ISBN 9780613060998 hardcover

ISBN 9780689819131 paperback

Simon & Schuster

(age 4-8)

 

Under the Quilt of Night

by Deborah Hopkinson

ISBN 9780689822278 hardcover

ISBN 9780689877001 paperback

Simon & Schuster

(ages 5-10)

 

Visiting Day

by Jacqueline Woodson

ISBN 9780590400053 hardcover

Scholastic

(ages 5-8)

 

The Wagon

by Tony Johnston

*ISBN 9780688134570 hardcover

*ISBN 9780688166946 paperback

HarperCollins

(ages 7-9)

Whale Trails, Before and Now
by Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrated by G. Brian Karas
ISBN 9780805096422 hardcover
Henry Holt (2015)
(ages 5-9)

What Lincoln Said
by Sarah L. Thomson
ISBN 9780060848194 hardcover
ISBN 9780060848200 hardcover
HarperCollins
(ages 6-9)

When Grandmama Sings
by Margaree King Mitchell
ISBN 9780688175634 hardcover
Amistad/HarperCollins (2012)
(ages 5-8)

Words Set Me Free:
The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9781416959038 hardcover
Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster (2012)
(ages 5-8)


Young Pelé:

Soccer's First Star
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
ISBN 9780375835995 hardcover
ISBN 9780375935992 hardcover

Random House
(ages 5-9)

 

Your Move

by Eve Bunting

ISBN 9780152001810 hardcover

Harcourt

(ages 6-10)

*May be difficult to obtain

 

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