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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Coretta Scott King Award Winners · activism · civil rights movement · Martin Luther King, Jr.
Voice of Freedom
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Freedom in Congo Square
libraries · library · African Americans · New York
Schomburg: the Man Who Built a Library
diversity · courage · African Americans · jobs and careers
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

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music · slavery
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