Join us for another Library After Hours event! Meet a three-time Caldecott Honor author and a multi-talented illustrator and spoken word artist all in one presentation. Carole B. Weatherford will deliver a lively presentation tracing rap’s roots in African-American oral traditions and Jeffery Weatherford shares techniques and technology you can use to create your own raps.
This live virtual event will be on Friday, February 5, 2021, at 7-8 p.m. Register now or watch the playback of the program here.
The Charles County Public Library has many of Carole Boston Weatherford’s books, including The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop, illustrated by Frank Morrison, and You Can Fly: the Tuskegee Airmen, illustrated by Jeffery Weatherford. Be sure to check out the fantastic works of Carole Boston Weatherford, ten of which are highlighted below. All summaries have been provided by the publishers.