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Weatherford, Carole Boston 1956-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 24,323 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  History  Biographies  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ML3930.C535, B
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Most widely held works by Carole Boston Weatherford
Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3,980 libraries worldwide
This lyrical picture-book biography of John Coltrane focuses on his childhood and how he interpreted sounds before he made his music
Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,132 libraries worldwide
Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse
Freedom on the menu : the Greensboro sit-ins by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
The 1960 civil rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, are seen through the eyes of a young Southern black girl
I, Matthew Henson : polar explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the African American explorer who, together with Robert E. Peary, discovered the North Pole in 1909
Dear Mr. Rosenwald by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Young Ovella rejoices as her community comes together to raise money and build a much-needed school in the 1920s, with matching funds from the president of Sears, Roebuck, and Company and support from Professor James of the Normal School
Jesse Owens : fastest man alive by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history
Birmingham, 1963 by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Describes the feelings of a fictional character who witnessed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombings in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963
Remember the bridge : poems of a people by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Archival engravings and photographs accompany these twenty-nine original poems, taking the reader on a journey of over 400 years on the African American road to freedom. Weatherford's poems create portraits of captured Africans, slaves on the auction block, heroes of freedom, craftsmen and storytellers
A Negro league scrapbook by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of the Negro baseball leagues with facts, photographs, and discussions of the lives of some of its greatest players, such as Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige, and James Bell
The sound that jazz makes by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
An illustrated history of the origins and influences of jazz, from Africa to contemporary America
Leontyne Price : voice of a century by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life and career of the African American opera singer
The Beatitudes : from slavery to civil rights by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free-verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights
Juneteenth jamboree by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Cassandra and her family have moved to her parents' hometown in Texas, but it doesn't feel like home to Cassandra until she experiences Juneteenth, a Texas tradition celebrating the end of slavery
Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
"Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"--
Champions on the bench : the Cannon Street YMCA All Stars by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Story based on the discrimination faced by the 1955 Cannon Street YMCA Little League All-Stars when the white teams refused to play them in the series tournament
Oprah : the little speaker by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
An illustrated biography that depicts television host Oprah Winfrey's childhood, covering her desire from a young age to talk for a living and other details of her upbringing
First pooch : the Obamas pick a pet by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
The new U.S. President, Barack Obama, and his family search for the perfect family dog to take to the White House. They choose a Portuguese water dog and name him Bo
The library ghost by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
At night, a ghost visits the library to find the answer to a riddle
Sugar Hill : Harlem's historic neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African Americans first called home during the 1920s. Includes brief biographies of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis; artists Aaron Douglas and Faith Ringgold; entertainers Lena Horne and the Nicholas Brothers; writer Zora Neale Hurston; civil rights leader W. E. B. DuBois; and lawyer Thurgood Marshall
 
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Carole Boston Weatherford American writer
Carole Boston Weatherford amerikansk författare
Carole Boston Weatherford amerikansk skribent
Weatherford, Carole Boston
ウェザーフォード, キャロル・ボストン
Languages
English (65)
Spanish (1)
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