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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Friday, August 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Collaboration: Words to Art

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Awarding winning author Carole Boston Weatherford collaborated with her son Jeffery to bring the amazing story Tuskegee Airmen in You Can Fly.  How did Jeffery take his mother elegant poetic words and translate them to art for book?  Hear about this magically collaboration and how choosing the scratchboard black and white illustrations were a success. 


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Carole Boston Weatherford

Children's Author
Carole Boston Weatherford is the acclaimed author of more than forty books, including Voice of Freedom, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a Sibert Honor; Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, winner of a Caldecott Honor, the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration... Read More →
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Jeffery Weatherford

Illustrator
An award-winning children’s book illustrator, fine artist and poet, Jeffery Boston Weatherford is founder of the global online hip hop collective Triiibe Worldwide. His debut book, You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen, received starred reviews and was selected among the year’s best books by Kirkus Review, National Council of Teachers of English, National Council for the Social Studies, Cooperative Children's Book Cenyer, and New York Public Library. His fine art has shown in North Carolina, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He designed and published the... Read More →


Friday August 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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