A Caldecott Honor Book
About the Author
Carole Boston Weatherford has written more than fifty books, including the Caldecott Honor recipients Freedom in Congo Square; Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement; and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. She won a Coretta Scott King Author Honor for Becoming Billie Holiday, NAACP Image Awards for Moses and for Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, the Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for The Legendary Miss Lena Horne, and an SCBWI Golden Kite and We Need Diverse Books Walter Award for Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library. Baltimore-born, Weatherford teaches at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.