Carole Weatherford - Becoming Billie Holiday

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Interview from Miami Book Fair Int'l 2009. Carole Boston Weatherford, author of Becoming Billie Holiday (Boyd’s Mills Press), is a New York Times bestselling poet and writer. Her many books for children have won the Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Award, and other prizes. Born in Baltimore, she teaches at Fayetteville State University and lives in Highpoint, N.C. “This captivating title places readers solidly into Holiday's world.” -- School Library Journal.