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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 WEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HAMER WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford’s innovative history in verse celebrates the story of the Tuskegee Airmen: pioneering African-American pilots who triumphed in the skies and past the color barrier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA Childrens 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323 WEA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Surveys the life of the 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HOR

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OWE

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Tub

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Tubman

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Presents the history of hip-hop including, how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: An illustrated biography that depicts television host Oprah Winfrey's childhood, covering her desire from a young age to talk for a living and other details of her upbringing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2010

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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Schomburg 2017

Weatherford, Carole Boston/ Collier, Bryan (ILT)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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