Carole Boston Weatherford

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

Carole Boston Weatherford

Books by New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford have received the Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Award, NAACP Image Award, Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor, Flora Steiglitz Straus Award, Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, Arnold Adoff Poetry Award, Jefferson Cup from the Virginia Library Association, Charlotte Zolotow Award from the Cooperative Children's Book Center, and Carter G. Woodson Award from National Council for the Social Studies. Her 50-plus titles include Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom; Birmingham, 1963; You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen; Freedom in Congo Square; Becoming Billie Holiday; Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement; and her latest releases The Legendary Miss Lena Horne, Schomburg: the Man Who Built a Library, In Your Hands, and How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace. A Baltimore native, she teaches at Fayetteville State University.


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