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Becoming Billie Holiday

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 117 pages
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse.
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Sidewalk Chalk: Poems of the City

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 32 pages
Twenty poems discuss the shoeshine man, the basketball court, the barber, the outdoor market, the laundromat, the storefront church, and other sights and sounds of urban life.
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Princeville: The 500-Year Flood

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 32 pages
In 1999, Jimmy, Lavada, their mother, and other residents of the tiny town of Princeville, North Carolina, struggle to make a new start after the terrible floods caused by ...
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Great African-American Lawyers: Raising the Bar of Freedom

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 112 pages
Profiling the lives of individuals of a certain renown or certain field, these collective biographies are of value to libraries because they present sketches of a number of ...
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The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 36 pages
The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free-verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.
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The African-American Struggle for Legal Equality in American History

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 128 pages
Traces the African American struggle, from slavery to the present, to overcome racism and racist laws thereby becoming constitutionally and legally equal to other American ...
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First Pooch: The Obamas Pick a Pet

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Fiction - 2009 - 32 pages
Throughout their father's twenty-two month campaign for president, Malia and Sasha Obama begged their parents for a dog. Finally, when their father became the 44th president of ...
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Racing Against the Odds: The Story of Wendell Scott, Stock Car Racing's ...

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 40 pages
A biography of Wendell O. Scott, who made history as the only African American driver to win a race in a NASCAR Grand National (now Sprint Cup) division.
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I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 32 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American explorer who together with Robert Peary completed the first successful expedition to the North Pole in 1909.
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