Award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford shares her story of how Freedom in Congo Square came to be. In New Orleans, Congo Square was the place where Africans, both free and slaves, gathered on Sundays to celebrate their culture. Carole brings her lyrical story-telling style to this fantastic book. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, this book is a joy to read and look at.
Also, check out Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, a moving middle-grade non-fiction story.
Learn more about Carole at: www.cbweatherford.com
You can also find more info on Carole at ReadingRockets.org
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