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Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"-- Provided by publ...

Dorothea Lange : the photographer who found the faces of the Depression —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, Dorothea Lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the homeless sleeping on sidewalks. A c...

Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

What have I to fear? My master broke every promise to me. I lost my beloved wife and our dear children. All, sold South. Neither my time nor my body is mine. The breath of life is all I have to lose. And bondage is suffo...

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

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...

Schomburg : the man who built a library —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

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

Dreams for a daughter —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

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.

The library ghost —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

At night, a ghost visits the library to find the answer to a riddle.

Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Ham...

Harriet Tubman toward freedom —Taylor, Whit, author.
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"Graphic biography detailing Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and her efforts with other abolitionists to rescue dozens of those still enslaved"-- Provided by publisher.

Freedom in Congo Square —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

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

Jazz baby —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

A group of children move and play, hum and sleep to a jazz beat.

The Beatitudes : from slavery to civil rights —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free-verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.

Schomburg the man who built a library

Arturo Schomburg's passion for collecting books, music, and art led to the creation of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"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...

Oprah : the little speaker —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

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.

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"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 alongsi...

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