Books by Leah Henderson

MAMIE ON THE MOUND by Leah Henderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2020

"An incredible tribute to an African American woman who dismantled racial and gender obstacles amid the civil rights movement. (afterword, notes, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
Mamie "Peanut" Johnson broke gender barriers playing in the Negro League in the 1950s. Read full book review >
ONE SHADOW ON THE WALL by Leah Henderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"A book that rewards patient, sensitive readers willing to dive in. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Mor, an 11-year-old Senegalese boy, faces many obstacles as he tries to keep his family together after his parents die. Read full book review >