Leah Henderson’s novel One Shadow on the Wall, is an Africana Children’s Book Award notable and a Bank Street Best Book of 2017, starred for outstanding merit. She has a few picture books and another middle grade novel on the horizon in 2020. Her short story appears in the YA anthology Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.Leah mentors teens, is an avid traveler, and her volunteer work has roots in Mali, West Africa. She has an MFA in Writing and is on faculty in the Spalding University MFA program. Leah lives in Washington, D.C.