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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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 F&P: Y

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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924761
Call me Miss Hamilton : one woman's case for equality and respect by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Millbrook Press, 2022)

BTSB #: 924761 In Bindery

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 7-9   
Lexile: 1040

Subjects: Hamilton, Mary Lucille,|d1935-2002 - Trials, litigation, etc African American women civil rights workers - Alabama - Biography Civil rights workers - Alabama - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - Alabama Contempt of court - Alabama Race discrimination - Law and legislation - Alabama Race discrimination - Law and legislation - United States Equality - United States Alabama - Race relations


Summary: This picture book biography in verse tells the story of Mary Hamilton, an African American woman and Civil Rights activist, who was found to be in contempt of court when she would not respond to questions from an Alabama judge who used only her first name, while calling white people "Mr.," "Mrs.," or "Miss." The NAACP took her case, which appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, where they ruled in Mary Hamilton's favor.


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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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924763
Faith of Elijah Cummings : the north star of equal justice by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Random House Studio, 2021)

BTSB #: 924763 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-8   


Subjects: Cummings, Elijah United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American legislators - Maryland - Biography African American civil rights workers - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography of Elijah Cummings, outlining major events in his childhood, career and fight for justice.


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924804
Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi calls the house to order by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Little Bee Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 924804 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Pelosi, Nancy,|d1940- United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Speakers - Biography Democratic Party (Calif.) Legislators - United States - Biography Women legislators - United States - Biography


Summary: This picture book chronicles the life of one of the United States's most influential women who rose from the California Democratic Party Chair to House Minority Leader to become the first woman Speaker of the House.


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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 Available

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   
AR: 5.8 MG 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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