Uncle Jed's Barbershop

Illustrated by James E. Ransome
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About The Illustrator
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James E. Ransome’s highly acclaimed illustrations for Before She Was Harriett received the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. His other award-winning titles include Coretta Scott King Honor Book Uncle Jed’s BarbershopSweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt; and Let My People Go, winner of the NAACP Image Award. He frequently collaborates with his wife, author Lesa Cline-Ransome. Some of their titles include Game Changers: The Story of Venus Serena Williams, which received four starred reviews; My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle’s Journey to Alvin Ailey; and Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass. Mr. Ransome teaches illustration at Pratt Institute and lives in upstate New York with his family. Visit James at JamesRansome.com.

Awards and Honors
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Horn Book Fanfare
  • CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Book in Social Studies
  • ALA Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
  • ILA Children's Book Award Honor
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