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Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford
© Ronald Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford wrote the Caldecott Honor book Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. A minister’s wife, Ms. Weatherford makes her home in North Carolina.

Before John Was a Jazz Giant

Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped...

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