Carole Boston Weatherford

Author, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer

Carole Boston Weatherford wrote her first poems in elementary school, and in 1995 she made her literary debut with _Juneteenth Jamboree_. She has since written over three dozen more books, including _Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom_ (2006), _Birmingham, 1963_ (2007), and _Becoming Billie Holiday_ (2008). In 2015, Weatherford wrote _Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer_, illustrated by Ekua Holmes. Her books have won numerous awards, and she received the Ragan-Rubin Award from the North Carolina English Teachers Association in 2007 and the North Carolina Award for Literature in 2010.

Carole Boston Weatherford wrote her first poems in elementary school, and in 1995 she made her literary debut with _Juneteenth Jamboree_. She has since written over three dozen more books, including _Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom_ (2006), _Birmingham, 1963_ (2007), and _Becoming Billie Holiday_ (2008). In 2015, Weatherford wrote _Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer_, illustrated by Ekua Holmes. Her books have won numerous awards, and she received the Ragan-Rubin Award from the North Carolina English Teachers Association in 2007 and the North Carolina Award for Literature in 2010.

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