Lesléa Newman

Lesléa Newman is the author of 75 books for readers of all ages including the children’s classic, Heather Has Two Mommies, the middle-grade novel Hachiko Waits, the teen novel-in-verse, October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, and the picture books Sparkle Boy, Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story, and Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed. Find out more at www.lesleakids.com and www.lesleanewman.com