Carole Boston Weatherford
Website:www.cbweatherford.com
 
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD    
 
Most recent address:High Point, NC    
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924771
Be a King : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury, 2018)

BTSB #: 924771 Available

Dewey: 323.092/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.1 LG Lexile: 360

Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968 African Americans - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: 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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Before He Was Thurgood by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound New title, awaiting publication or binding.(BLOOMSBURY USA)

BTSB #: 924764 Temp OS

Dewey: 347/BAges: 4-8   


Summary: The story of how one tough, compassionate, gutsy boy grew up to make history and fight for Civil Rights will inspire readers everywhere.


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924773
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 924773 Available

Dewey: 973/BAges: 7-9   
AR: 5.3 MG

Subjects: Brown, Henry Box,|d1815 or 1816- Slavery Underground railroad Fugitive slaves Shipment of goods - Fiction


Summary: The life of a man who courageously shipped himself out of slavery.


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924769
By and by : Charles Albert Tindley, the father of gospel music by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 924769 Available

Dewey: 287/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.7 LG Lexile: 580

Subjects: Tindley, Charles Albert Methodist Church - Clergy - Biography Hymn writers - United States - Biography Gospel music - History and criticism


Summary: A picture book biography about gospel composer and preacher Charles Albert Tindley.


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924767
Dreams for a daughter by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 924767 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 730 AD

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Hope - Fiction


Summary: A black mother describes her dreams for her newborn daughter, and her hopes for a future in which her little one will grow to cross borders and bridge boundaries, be her best self, and find love.


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Freedom in Congo Square by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Little Bee, 2016)

BTSB #: 212586 Available

Dewey: 976.3/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.4 LG RC: 3.2 K-2 Lexile: 600 AD

Subjects: Slaves New Orleans (La.) - History


Summary: This poetic, nonfiction story about a well-known piece of African American history captures a human's capacity to find hope and joy in difficult circumstances and demonstrates how New Orleans' Congo Square was truly freedom's heart.


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924784
In your hands by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 924784 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 600 AD

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Mother-son relationship - Fiction Prayer - Fiction African Americans - Fiction


Summary: A powerful picture book that speaks of a black mother's hopes and dreams for her child.


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924799
Legendary Miss Lena Horne by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 924799 Available

Dewey: 782.4216/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.7 LG RC: 7.6 3-5 Lexile: 1010

Subjects: Horne, Lena Singers


Summary: A celebration of the life of Lena Horne, the pioneering African American actress and civil rights activist who refused to be treated as second class.


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924803
R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 924803 Available

Dewey: 782.4216/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4 MG Lexile: 830 AD

Subjects: Franklin, Aretha Soul musicians - United States - Biography African American singers - Biography Singers - United States - Biography


Summary: Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than three octaves. Her incredible talent and string of hit songs earned her the title "the Queen of Soul." This Queen was a multi-Grammy winner and the first female inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This portrait pays her the R-E-S-P-E-C-T this Queen of Soul deserves.


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924801
Roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Little Bee, 2019)

BTSB #: 924801 In Bindery

Dewey: 782.4216/NAges: 4-8   
RC: 4.7 K-2 Lexile: 880 AD

Subjects: Rap (Music) - History and criticism


Summary: Explore the roots of rap and the history of hip-hop music.


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924806
Schomburg : el hombre que creo una biblioteca by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Candlewick Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 924806 Available

Dewey: 25.8/BAges: 8-12   


Genres: Spanish Bilingual


Subjects: Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso,|d1874-1938 Libraries Blacks - History Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: An Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg's passion to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora became a famous library. His collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world. In Spanish.


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924802
Schomburg : the man who built a library by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2017)

BTSB #: 924802 Available

Dewey: 25.8/BAges: 9-12   
AR: 6.9 LG RC: 10.4 3-5 Lexile: 1100 F&P: Y

Subjects: Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso,|d1874-1938 Libraries Blacks - History


Summary: In the Harlem Renaissance a law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa. His collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world.


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924822
Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Carolrhoda, 2021)

BTSB #: 924822 Available

Dewey: 976.6/NAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 1100

Subjects: Tulsa (Okla.), Tulsa Race Massacre, 1921 African Americans - Violence against - Oklahoma - Tulsa - History|y20th century Race relations Greenwood (Tulsa, Okla.) - Race relations - History|y20th century Greenwood (Tulsa, Okla.) - History|y20th century Tulsa (Okla.) - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: Provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history.


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