Books on Faith

The granddaughter of a Methodist minister, Carole Boston Weatherford often writes about religious themes, especially how faith inspired the freedom struggle.

With her son and collaborator Jeffery Weatherford, Carole brings book fairs to churches and the community. Find out more here.


The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights; illustrated by Tim Ladwig

Birmingham, 1963

Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream and You; illustrated by James Ransome

Lesson plans from National Park Service, NEA

How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace; illustrated by Frank Morrison

In Your Hands; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

By and By: Charles A Tindley, The Father of Gospel Music; illustrated by Bryan Collier




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