Kelly Starling Lyons


Kelly Starling Lyons grew up in Pittsburgh. She is the award-winning author of several books for children including Ellen’s Broom, a Coretta Scott King illustrator award book, and Hope’s Gift.

Whiz Kid
King of the Ice
Coretta Scott King
Lab Magic
Sky Watcher
Beach Day!
Ty's Travels: All Aboard!
Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom!

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Book Dedications by Kelly Starling Lyons

  • This book is dedicated to Azari Ayindé
    Going Down Home with Daddy
  • For my children, who love to rock hats. For my mom, who bought me my first one. And for Aunt Anna, Ms. Betty, and the generations of Black milliners whose hats dazzle and inspire.
    Tiara's Hat Parade


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