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

  • Freedom in Congo Square

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

    Read by J.D. Jackson

    Six more days to Congo Square.

    "Transcendent and inspiring, the program communicates an important facet of African American culture with panache and is a perfect pairing with the award-winning book. Ideal for school and public library settings." - 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.

    “Ron Butler solidly performs this free-verse biography of Arthur Schomburg, a historian and important collector of African-American historical documents. A great deal of care has been invested in the production. This is a worthy effort to bring the story of Schomburg’s life and work to listeners." - Audiofile

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