“I haven’t seen our students so riveted. And you could tell it was the first time some of them had seen themselves represented!” Oakland middle school librarian

Lisa Moore Ramée (lisamooreramee.com) was born and raised in Los Angeles and now lives in Northern California, with her husband, two kids, obnoxious cat, and more yard than she can control. She holds a BA in Speech Communications and a MA in English Literature. She worked for several years in publishing at Disney, and while there, co-penned The Little Mermaid, Jr. Graphic Novel. Her bestselling debut middle grade novel, A Good Kind of Trouble, is a Walter Dean Myers Honor book and received critical acclaim, garnering three starred reviews (PW, Kirkus and SLJ). It appeared on numerous “best of” lists for 2019. Something to Say received three starred reviews (Kirkus, SLJ and BookPage), was an Indie Next Pick and a Kirkus best of 2020 book. Her newest book, MapMaker, is a middle grade fantasy. Kirkus calls it “an exciting and imaginative read.” 

Books by Lisa Moore Ramée

Region: West

Categories: Middle Grade Picture Books

Genres: BIPOC