Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Becoming Billie Holiday, which won a Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, and the Caldecott Honor Winner Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, which also won an NAACP Image Award. She lives in North Carolina. You can find more about Carole at cbweatherford.com.

  • Voice of Freedom

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Illustrated by Ekua Holmes

    Read by Janina Edwards

    Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

    Stirring poems and stunning illustrations combine in this acclaimed biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

    A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book, 2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, and a 2016 John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award Winner - Awards

    Released Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Voice of Freedom

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Read by Janina Edwards

    Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

    Stirring poems and stunning illustrations combine in this acclaimed biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

    “Bold, honest, informative, and unforgettable.” - Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

    Released Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Freedom in Congo Square

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Read by J.D. Jackson

    Six more days to Congo Square.

    "...Unique in its subject and artistic expression, this beautiful book belongs in most collections." - School Library Journal, Starred Review

    Released Tue Jul 25 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Illustrated by Eric Velasquez

    Read by Ron Butler

    Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked.

    "All of the book's details paint Schomburg as an admirable, flawed, likable, passionate man whose lasting legacy, Harlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, opens its doors to all who would learn more about the people its founder knew had been left out of the written record. A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African-Americans and books about them." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Available Tue Dec 12 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Illustrated by Eric Velasquez

    Read by Ron Butler

    Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked.

    "All of the book's details paint Schomburg as an admirable, flawed, likable, passionate man whose lasting legacy, Harlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, opens its doors to all who would learn more about the people its founder knew had been left out of the written record. A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African-Americans and books about them." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Available Tue Dec 12 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged