Carole Boston Weatherford

Children, Criticism

Carole Boston Weatherford is an award-winning African-American author and critic, now living in North Carolina. She writes children's literature and some historical books, as well as poetry and commentaries. 

Since her literary debut with Juneteenth Jamboree in 1995, Weatherford's books have received three Caldecott Honors, two NAACP Image Awards, an SCBWI Golden Kite Award, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor, and many other honors.

Festival Years: 2008