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Weatherford, Carole Boston 1956-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 264 publications in 3 languages and 33,959 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Picture books  Fiction  Biographies  History  Poetry  Historical fiction  Stories in rhyme  Historical poetry 
Roles: Author, Other
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 )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3,976 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 )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,153 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
Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 2,054 libraries worldwide
"I am sick and tired of being sick and tired." Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that, despite President Johnson's interference, aired on national TV news and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats
Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Korean and held by 1,992 libraries worldwide
Six days a week, slaves labor from sunup to sundown and beyond, but on Sunday afternoons, they gather with free blacks at Congo Square outside New Orleans, free from oppression. Includes foreword about Congo Square by Freddi Williams Evans, glossary, and historical notes
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,308 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,183 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
Schomburg : the man who built a library by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. When Schomburg's collection became so big it began to overflow his house (and his wife threatened to mutiny), he turned to the New York Public Library, where he created and curated a collection that was the cornerstone of a new Negro Division. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world
I, Matthew Henson : polar explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 996 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the African American explorer who, together with Robert E. Peary, discovered the North Pole in 1909
Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 978 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"--
Jesse Owens : fastest man alive by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history
Dear Mr. Rosenwald by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 947 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
Birmingham, 1963 by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Describes the feelings of a fictional character who witnessed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombings in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963
In your hands by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
"A prayer from mother to son that he will always be in safe hands"--
You can fly : the Tuskegee Airmen by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
This history in verse celebrates the story of the Tuskegee Airmen: pioneering African-American pilots who triumphed in the skies and past the color barrier
Leontyne Price : voice of a century by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life and career of the African American opera singer
The legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Surveys the life of the singer, actress, and civil rights activist, describing her childhood, early years in vaudeville, and achievements as the first African American actress to be offered a studio contract
Sugar Hill : Harlem's historic neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 678 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
Remember the bridge : poems of a people by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 656 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 622 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
Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherfor's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow his example, as he dealt with adversity and never lost hope that a future of equality and justice would soon be a reality. As times change, Dr. King's example remains, encouraging a new generation of children to take charge and change the world ... to be a King"--
 
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Weatherford, Carole Boston
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English (90)
Japanese (2)
Korean (1)
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