Coretta Scott King Award

Awarded annually to authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African-American culture.

62 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers B B8732sL (EASY)
Magnificent Homespun Brown
A Celebration
eBook - 2020 Overdrive
Me & Mama Picture Book - 2020 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers PICTURE BOOK CAB
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
Book - 2020 Atheneum Books for Young Readers B F8314we (EASY)
Infinite Hope
A Black Artist's Journey From World War II to Peace
Book - 2019 Atheneum Books for Young Readers 741.6092 B
Sulwe Picture Book - 2019 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers PICTURE BOOK NYO
The Bell Rang Picture Book - 2019 Atheneum Books for Young Readers PICTURE BOOK RAN
The Undefeated Book - 2019 Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 811.6 A3767.un
Hidden Figures
The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Book - 2018 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 510.922 S
Let the Children March Picture Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt PICTURE BOOK CLA BLUESTEM
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop
The Sanitation Strike of 1968
Picture Book - 2018 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights PICTURE BOOK DUN
The Stuff of Stars Picture Book - 2018 Candlewick Press PICTURE BOOK BAU
Before She Was Harriet Book - 2017 Holiday House B T8854cL
Crown
An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Picture Book - 2017 Bolden, An Agate imprint PICTURE BOOK BAR
Out of Wonder
Poems Celebrating Poets
Book - 2017 Candlewick Press 811.6 A
Freedom in Congo Square Picture Book - 2016 Little Bee Books PICTURE BOOK WEA
Freedom Over Me
Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life
Book - 2016 Atheneum Books for Young Readers 811.54 B9151.fr
In Plain Sight Picture Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press PICTURE BOOK JAC
Radiant Child
The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Book - 2016 Little, Brown and Company B B3162st
Last Stop on Market Street eBook - 2015 Overdrive
The Book Itch
Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore
eBook - 2015 Overdrive
Trombone Shorty Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers B A5715.tr
Firebird
Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows A Young Girl How to Dance Like A Firebird
Picture Book - 2014 G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) PICTURE BOOK COP
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books B B1676po
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone Book - 2014 Lee & Low Books B L7734ru
Knock Knock
My Dad's Dream for Me
Picture Book - 2013 Little, Brown and Company PICTURE BOOK BEA
I, Too, Am America Book - 2012 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 811.52 H893.i
Underground Book - 2011 Roaring Brook Press 973.7115 E (EASY)
Dave the Potter
Artist, Poet, Slave
Book - 2010 Little, Brown B D2462hi
My People Book - 2009 Atheneum Books for Young Readersginee seo books 811.52 H893.my
The blacker the berry:poems Book
Let It Shine
Three Favorite Spirituals
Book - 2007 Atheneum Books for Young Readers 782.253 B (EASY)
Moses
When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Book - 2006 Hyperion Books for Children 973.7115 W
Rosa Book - 2005 Henry Holt 323.092 G (EASY)
Ellington Was Not A Street Book - 2004 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 811.54 S5284.eL (EASY)
Beautiful Blackbird Book - 2003 Atheneum Books for Young Readers 398.2452 B
Talkin About Bessie
The Story of Aviator Bessie Coleman
Book - 2002 Orchard Books B C6916gr
Goin' Someplace Special Picture Book - 2001 Atheneum Books for Young Readers PICTURE BOOK MCK
Uptown Book
In the Time of the Drums Picture Book - 1999 Jump at the SunHyperion Books for Children PICTURE BOOK SIE
I see the rhythm Book
In Daddy's Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers Book
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman Book
The Middle Passage
White Ships/black Cargo
Book - 1995 Dial Books 759.13 F295.mi
The Creation Book - 2018 Holiday House 811.52 J674.cr
Soul Looks Back in Wonder Book - 1993 Dial Books 811.008 S
The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth Book
Tar Beach Picture Book - 1991 Crown Publishers PICTURE BOOK RIN
Aida Book
Nathaniel Talking Book
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