Working collectively: Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome

I had the distinct pleasure of attending a bookstore program that includes writer Lesa Cline-Ransome and artist James Ransome. This husband and spouse staff continues to create books for younger readers that intrigue in addition to encourage. And their work — collectively and as people — continues to evolve and develop. Their latest collaboration is a recent tackle Harriet Tubman, Earlier than She Was Harriet (Vacation Home). It presents Harriet first as an outdated girl then exploring her completely different roles as nurse, spy, conductor on the Underground Railroad, and…

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