Joan Balfour Payne
1923 - 1973
Justus, May. (1963). New boy in school. (Illustrated by Joan Balfour Payne). New York: Hastings House. PRIM-FIC J963neb
When his family moves from Louisiana to Tennessee, seven-year-old Lennie discovers he is the only black person in his classroom.
Justus, May. (1966). A new home for Billy. (Illustrated by Joan Balfour Payne). New York: Hastings House. PRIM-FIC J963neh
In their search for a new home, Billy and his father discover many new things such as apple trees, flowers, and most imortant, new friends, both African Americans (like themselves) and white.
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