Events and Activities

April  16, 2004
Worcester Public Library
Worcester, Mass.
Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome, author and illustrator of the new children's book "Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist," showed slides about their creative work, explained the book-making process and signed copies of their book. More than 100 people attended. Book sales, including copies for all of Worcester's public elementary schools, benefited the Major Taylor Association. This event was supported by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and by AdventureCORPS.

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"Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist"
written by Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrated by James E. Ransome, for children ages 6 to 10, tells how a young Major Taylor overcame the bitter racism of his day to become a world champion athlete. You can get this wonderful children's book and support the Major Taylor Association at the same time. Simply follow this link to and place your order. We receive a small commission when you order from Amazon using our links.

Book reviews of "Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist"

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