[JPL] Two Jazz Books Win Library Assn Honors

Carole Weatherford weathfd at earthlink.net
Mon Jan 26 19:51:02 EST 2009

Two books about jazz musicians won Coretta Scott King Honors today from the American Library Association at its Mid-Winter Conference in Denver.  The winning books, both by Carole Boston Weatherford are:

Becoming Billie Holiday for an author honor
Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane, a picture book illustrated by Sean Qualls for an illustrator honor



Carole Boston Weatherford

Becoming Billie Holiday interview and excerpts (podcast): www.wbgo.org/realfiles/jrnl2008/081219/article2.ram

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