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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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Jeffery Weatherford

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 be... Read More →
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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, and the NAACP Image Award; and Becoming Billie Holiday, winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor. She is also the recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature. Carole lives in North Carolina and teaches at Fayetteville State University. Visit her at... Read More →

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

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