Tracey Baptiste and Leah Henderson

Tracey Baptiste and Leah Henderson

Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is a New York Times bestseller, best known for her acclaimed middle grade fantasies, The Jumbies and Rise of the Jumbies, and Minecraft: The Crash.

Leah Henderson

Leah Henderson

Leah Henderson is the author of the middle grade novels One Shadow on the Wall, an Africana Children’s Book Award notable, and the forthcoming The Magic in Changing Your Stars. Her short story appears in the YA anthology Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America and her upcoming picture books include Mamie on the Mound, A Day for Rememberin', and Together We March.

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