Books by Carole Boston Weatherford

Picture Books
The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2010.
Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020.
Champions on the Bench: The Cannon Street YMCA All Stars. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression. Albert Whitman and Company, 2017.
First Pooch: The Obamas Pick a Pet. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2009.
Freedom in Congo Square. New York: Little Bee Books, 2016.
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005.
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 2015.
Grandma and Me. New York: Writers and Readers, 1996.
How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018.
I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer. New York: Walker, 2008.
In Your Hands. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017.
Jazz Baby. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2002.
Juneteenth Jamboree. New York: Lee & Low Books, 1995.
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017.
Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2014.
The Library Ghost. Fort Atkinson, Wis.: Upstart Books, 2008.
Me and the Family Tree. New York: Writers and Readers, 1996.
Michelle Obama: First Mom. Two Lions, 2014.
Mighty Menfolk. New York: Writers and Readers, 1996.
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.
My Favorite Toy. New York: Writers and Readers, 1996.
Obama: Only in America. Two Lions, 2009.
Oprah: The Little Speaker. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2010.
Princeville: The 500-Year Flood. Wilmington, NC: Coastal Carolina Press, 2001.
Racing Against the Odds: The Story of Wendell Scott, Stock Car Racing’s African-American Champion. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2009.
The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop. New York: Little Bee Books, 2019.
The Sound that Jazz Makes. New York: Walker & Co., 2000.
Sugar Hill: Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 2014.
You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016.

Poetry Collections
Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe. Candlewick Press, 2020.
Becoming Billie Holiday. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong, 2008.
Birmingham, 1963. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong, 2007.
Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom, Candlewick, 2020.
Dear Mr. Rosenwald. New York: Scholastic Press, 2006.
Jesse Owens: Fastest Man Alive. New York: Walker & Co., 2006.
Remember the Bridge: Poems of a People. New York: Philomel Books, 2002.
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2017.
Sidewalk Chalk: Poems of the City. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Wordson/Boyds Mills Press, 2001.
Stormy Blues: Poems. New Orleans: Xavier Review Press, 2002.
The Tan Chanteuse. Carrboro, NC: The North Carolina Writers’ Network, 1995.
The Tar Baby on the Soapbox. Fayetteville, NC: Methodist College, 1999.
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2015.

Nonfiction
The African-American Struggle for Legal Equality in American History. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2000.
The Carolina Parakeet: America’s Lost Parrot in Art and Memory. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Avian Publications, 2005.
Great African-American Lawyers: Raising the Bar of Freedom. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2003.
A Negro League Scrapbook. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Boyds Mills Press, 2005.
Sink or Swim: African-American Lifesavers of the Outer Banks. Wilmington, NC: Coastal Carolina Press, 1999.
(With Ronald Jeffery Weatherford) Somebody’s Knocking at Your Door: AIDS and the African-American Church. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Pastoral Press, 1999.

About Carole Boston Weatherford1
https://cbweatherford.com/
North Carolina Awards: 2010 program
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