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Pub Month: January 2020
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TitleThe Power of Her Pen
AuthorCline-Ransome, Lesa
IllustratorParra, John
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book NF
On Sale01/14/20
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
“A powerful story.” —The Horn Book

“A worthy addition to children’s biography collections.” —Booklist

“A solid treatment of an important but little-known figure, and it may prompt kids to think about the role and composition of a free press.” —BCCB

“Cline-Ransome tells [Ethel Payne’s] story with economy and drive. ‘Somebody had to do the fighting,’ she quotes Payne saying, ‘somebody had to speak up.’” —Publishers Weekly

Renowned author Lesa Cline-Ransome and celebrated illustrator John Parra unite to tell the inspiring story of Ethel Payne, a groundbreaking African American journalist known as the First Lady of the Black Press.