Poetry, History, Music & Movement: Mother-Son, Author-Illustrator Visits with Carole & Jeffery Weatherford

Author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator/poet Jeffery Weatherford present solo and joint presentations featuring poetry and nonfiction books that connect the English/language arts and social studies curricula. We have programs spanning the school year, from Underground Railroad Month (September) to Juneteenth (June 19). Most programs can be adapted as teacher or parent workshops. Check out program options in our Visits Guide.


  • Samples of poems or art created when we were children

CBW first poem JBW first self portrait

  • A peek inside the writing/research/art process

Picture research for You Can Fly

Jeff and model w caricature

  • Q&A about writing, art, publishing or the featured book
  • Optional writing or art activity (if in a workshop/classroom setting)

Protest poster activity

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Contact: or The Booking Biz


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FREE RESOURCE: BLACK HISTORY BOOKS, an annotated bibliography of CBW books with lesson idea links and a table categorizing titles by grade, genre, theme or core subject. 

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