[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

www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/emiert/corettascottkingbookaward/corettascott.cfm

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/26/AR2009012601340.html

Carole Boston Weatherford
www.becomingbillieholiday.com
www.caroleweatherford.com
336-887-4505

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



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