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Michelle Obama: First Mom

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 32 pages
A picture-book biography of the first African-American first lady that features lyrical text and stunning illustrations that are a stirring tribute to a remarkable woman who ...
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Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 40 pages
A stunning picture-book biography of iconic African American opera star Leontyne Price. Born in a small town in Mississippi in 1927, the daughter of a midwife and a sawmill ...
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Follow the Drinking Gourd

Bernardine Connelly, Yvonne Buchanan - Juvenile Fiction - 1997 - 40 pages
A young slave girl sets off north with her brother and mother, following the star in the Drinking Gourd or Big Dipper that points to freedom. Includes compact disc recording by ...
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Birmingham, 1963

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 39 pages
Describes the feelings of a fictional character who witnessed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombings in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.
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The Carolina parakeet: America's lost parrot in art and memory

Carole Boston Weatherford - Art - 2005 - 75 pages
Uses illustrations and the writings of early settlers and naturalists to explore what is known about North America's only native parrot and its disappearance.
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Science and Music: From Tom-tom to Hi-fi

Melvin Berger, Frank Clark - Musical instruments - 1961 - 176 pages
A scientific approach to viewing the world of music, including the role of physics in sound, chemistry in creating an instrument, or technological advances in recording and ...
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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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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Fiction - 2006 - 48 pages
This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman's strength, humility, and devotion. With proper reverence, Weatherford and Nelson do justice to the woman who, long ago ...
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