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Carole and Jeffery Boston Weatherford

Carole and Jeffery Boston Weatherford

Writer Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Jeffery Boston Weatherford are a mother and son team who produce books of poetry, biography and historical nonfiction for children. They will visit Penn Charter's Lower School as Authors-in-Residence on Feb. 1, 2019. The Weatherfords' latest project, titled You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen, blends poetry and biography to tell the story of the famed African-American military pilots who fought in World War II. Carole is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 40 books and professor of English at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Jeffery is a digital artist, spoken word poet and founder of the global online hip-hop collective TRiiiBE Worldwide.

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