In Your Hands Book
In Your Hands Book
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In Your Hands

Written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers

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"A prayer from mother to son that he will always in safe hands"--

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  • Age Range: 4-8
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: September 12, 2017
  • ISBN: 1481462938
  • ISBN 13: 978-1481462938
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Carole Boston Weatherford

Two-time NAACP Image Award winner Carole Boston Weatherford is a New York Times best-selling author and poet. Her books include the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Becoming Billie Holiday, and the Caldecott Honor Books Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, Freedom in Congo Square, and Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement. For career achievements, she has been recognized by the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC. She teaches at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Visit her online at

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Carole Boston Weatherford

Brian Pinkney

Brian Pinkney has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song; On the Ball; The Faithful Friend; Duke Ellington; and In the Time of the Drums. His many awards include two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustration Award, four Coretta Scott King Illustration Honors, and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and frequent collaborator, Andrea Davis Pinkney. Visit him at

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