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New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford has dozens of books, including the Caldecott Honor winners Freedom in Congo Square, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. She has won two NAACP Image Awards, one for Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America and multiple Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards and Honors, the latest for The Legendary Miss Lena Horne. Her recent verse biography Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library won the WNDB Walter Award and the SCBWI Golden Kite Award. Carole teaches at Fayetteville State University.

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