Lesa Clineransome

Lesa  Clineransome

Before She Was Harriet, by Lesa Cline-Ransome, was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and won the Christopher Award. Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Hitting the Stage as the World's First Black-and-White Jazz Band and Just a Lucky So and So: The Life of Louis Armstrong are two of her other books.