Category Archives: Carole Boston Weatherford

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison, Crown Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9780593306345  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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Me and the Family Tree by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin

Me and the Family Tree by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin. Sourcebooks, 2022. 9781728242491 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre: What did you like about the book? We are all … Continue reading

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The Faith of Elijah Cummings by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Laura Freeman

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Laura Freeman. Random House Studio, 2021. 978059330650 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: … Continue reading

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Dreams for a Daughter by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Brian Pinkney

  Dreams for a Daughter by Carole Boston Weatherford,  illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Atheneum Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534451988, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did … Continue reading

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Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford

  Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford; Candlewick Press; (9781536206296), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: historical fiction; novel in verse What did you like … Continue reading

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Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre – Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

 Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre – Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Carolrhoda Books, 978-1541581203, 2021 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book? An … Continue reading

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Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford

  Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford, Candlewick Press, (9781536206296), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Fictional Biography in verse What did you like about … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

  R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781534452282, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre:  Picture book biography What … Continue reading

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Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Michele Wood

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Michele Wood. Candlewick Press, 9780763691561, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Poetry What did you like about the … Continue reading

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By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Bryan Collier

  By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Bryan Collier, Atheneum, 9781534426368, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What … Continue reading

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