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Robert Burleigh

CITY OF BIRTH

Chicago

STATE/PROVIDENCE OF BIRTH

Illinois

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

United States of America

CURRENT CITY

Chicago

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE

Illinois

CURRENT COUNTRY

United States of America

Chicago native Robert Burleigh has been a teacher, social worker, and mental health worker. He authored Edna, illustrated by Joanna Yardley. His latest book, Langston's Train Ride — published in 2004 — captivatingly illustrates the moment when Langston Hughes came to believe in himself as a writer. Robert currently resides in Chicago, where he enjoys writing and creating art.
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