Coretta Scott King Award

The Coretta Scott King Award is presented annually to both an African-American author and an African-American illustrator for inspirational and educational contributions to American literature and picture books for children published during the previous year.

(A=Author; I=Illustrator)

Aida. (1991 - I). Price, Leontyne. Illustrated Leo Dillon & Diane Dillon. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Javanovich, c1990.
African Dream . (1978). Greenfield, Eloise. Illus. by Carole Byard. Day, 1978.
Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy US Marshal. (2010 - A). Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. Carolrhoda Books, c2009.
Beat the Story-drum, Pum-pum. (1981 - I). Bryan, Ashley. Atheneum, c1980.
Beautiful Blackbird. (2004 - I). Bryan, Ashley. Atheneum.
Black Child. (1983 - I). Magubane, Peter. Illus. by Peter Magubane. Random House, c1982.
Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes. (1971). Rollins, Charlemae. Rand, 1970.
The Blacker the Berry. (2009 - I). Thomas, Joyce Carol. Illus. Floyd Cooper. Harper Collins.
Bronx Masquerade. (2003 - A). Grimes, Nikki. Dial Books for Youmg Readers.
Bud, Not Buddy. (2000 - A). Curtis, Christopher Paul. Delacorte, c2000.
Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters. (1995 - A). McKissack, Patricia C. & Frederick L. McKissack. New York: Scholastic, c1994.
Copper Sun. (2007 - A). Draper, Sharon. Simon & Schuster/Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Corn Rows. (1980 - I). Yarbrough, Camille. Illus. by Carole Byard. Coward, c1979.
Creation. (1995 - I). Johnson, James Weldon. Illustrated by James E. Ransome. New York: Holiday House, c1994.
The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural. (1993 - A). McKissack, Pat. New York: Knopf, 1992.
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave . (2011 - I) Hill, Laban Carrick. Little, Brown.
Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue. (2006 - A) Lester, Julius. Jump at the Sun, 2005.
Duey's Tale. (1976). Bailey, Pearl. Illus. Arnold Skolnick and Gary Azon. Harcourt, 1975.
Duke Ellington: the Piano Prince and his Orchestra. (1999 - I). Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Illus. Brian Pinkney. Hyperion Books for Children. 2008.
Elijah of Buxton. (2008 - A) Christopher Paul Curtis. Scholastic.
Escape to Freedom: A Play About Young Frederick Douglass.(1979 - A). Davis, Ossie. Viking, c1976.
Everett Anderson's Goodbye. (1984 - A). Clifton, Lucille. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1983.
Fallen Angels. (1989 - A). Myers, Walter Dean. New York: Scholastic Inc., c1988.
Forged Fire. (1998 - A). Draper, Sharon M. ?: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1997.
The First Part Last. (2004 - A). Johnson, Angela. Simon & Schuster.
The Friendship. (1988 - A). Taylor, Mildred D. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, c1987.
Goin Someplace Special. (2002-I). McKissack, Pat. Illus. Pinkney, Terry. Atheneum.
Half a Moon and One Whole Star. (1987 - I). Dragonwagon, Crescent. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Macmillan, c1986.
Heaven. (1999 - A). Johnson, Angela. Simon & Schuster.
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America (2013 - A) Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Illustrated by Bryan Pinkney. Disney/Jump at the Sun.
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans (2011 - A) Nelson, Kadir. Balzer & Bray / HarperCollins.
Her Stories. (1996 - A). Hamilton, Virginia. Illus. by Leo & Diane Dillon.
I, Too, Am America. (2013 - I). Text. Hughes, Langston. Illus. Collier, Bryan. Simon & Schuster.
I Never Had It Made. (1973). Robinson, Jackie. Retold by Alfred Duckett. Putnam, 1972.
I see the rhythm. (1999 - I). text Igus, Toyomi. Illus. Wood, Michele. Children's Book Press.
In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall. (1998 - I). Steptoe, Javaka. ?: Lee & Low Books, Inc. c1997.
In the Time of the Drums. (2000 - I). Siegelson, Kim L. Illus. Pinkney, Brian. Jump At the Sun/Hyperion, c2000.
Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World. (1987 - A). Walter, Mildred Pitts. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1986.
The Land. (2002-A). Taylor, Mildred. Penguin Putnam, 2001.
The Legend of Africania. (1975). Robinson, Dorothy. Illus. Herbert Temple. Johnson, 1974.
Let it Shine. (2008 - I). Ashley Bryan. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Let the Circle Be Unbroken. (1982 - A). Taylor, Mildred. Dial, c1981.
A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter. (1990 - A). McKissack, Pat. New York: Walker, 1989.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace. (1970). Patterson, Lillie. Illus. Victor Mays. Garrard, 1969.
The Middle Passage: White Ships Black Cargo. (1996 - I). Illus. Tom Feelings. (Introduction John Henrik Clarke).
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman. (1997 - I). Schroeder, Alan. Illus. Jerry Pinkney. Dial Books for Young Readers.
Miracle's Boys. (2001 - A). Woodson, Jacqueline. Putnam.
Mirandy and Brother Wind. (1989 - I). McKissack, Pat. Illustrated Jerry Pinkney. New York: Knopf, c1988.
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. (2007 - I). Weatherford, Carole Boston. Illustrated Kadir Nelson. Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children.
Mother Crocodile Maman-Caiman. (1982 - I). Diop, Birago. Illus. John Steptoe. Delacorte, c1981. Translated Rosa Guy.
Motown and Didi: a love story. (1985 - A). Myers, Walter Dean. New York: Viking Kestrel, 1984.
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale. (1988 - I). Steptoe, John. Illustrated Catherine Stock. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1987.
My Mama Needs Me. (1984 - I). Walter, Mildred Pitts. Illustated Pat Cummings. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1983.
My People. (2010 - A). Smith, Charles R. Ginee Seo Books. c2009.
Nathaniel Talking. (1990 - I). Greenfield, Eloise. Illustrated Jan Gilchrist. New York: Black Butterfly Children's Books, c1988.
Now Is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle for Freedom. (1992 - A). Myers, Walter Dean. New York: HarperCollins, c1991.
One Crazy Summer (2011 - A). Williams-Garcia, Rita. Amistad. c2010.
The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth. (1993 - I). Anderson, David. Illustrated Kathleen Wilson. Mt. Airy, MD.: Sights Productions, c1991.
The Patchwork Quilt. (1986 - I). Flournoy, Valerie. Illustrated Jerry Pinkney. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, c1985.
The People Could Fly: the book of Black folktales. (1986 - A). Hamilton, Virginia. New York: Knopf, 1985.
Ray Charles. (1974). Mathis, Sharon Bell. Illus. by George Ford. Crowell, 1973.
The Road to Memphis. (1991 - A). Taylor, Mildred. New York: Dial Books, c1990.
Rosa. (2006 - I). Collier, Brian. Henry Holt, 2005.
Seventeen Black Artists. (1972). Fax, Elton Clay. Dodd, 1971.
Slam (1997 - A). Myers, Walter Dean. Scholastic Press.
Something on My Mind. (1979 - I). Grimes, Nikki. Illus. by Tom Feelings. Dial, 1978.
Soul Looks Back in Wonder. (1994 - I). Illustrated by Tom Feelings. New York: Dial Books, c1994.
The Story of Stevie Wonder. (1977). Haskins, James. Lothrop, 1976.
Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush. (1983 - A). Hamilton, Virginia. Philomel, c1982.
Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman. (2003 - I). Grimes, Nikki. Illus. Lewis, E.B. Orchard Books/Scholastic.
Tar Beach. (1992 - I). Ringgold, Faith. Illustrated by Faith Ringgold. New York: Crown Publishers, c1991.
This Life. (1981 - A). Poitier, Sidney. Knopf, c1980.
Toning the Sweep. (1994 - A). Johnson, Angela. New York: Orchard Books, c1993.
Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom (2012 - I) Evans, Shane W. Neal Porter / Roaring Book / Holtzbrinck.
Uptown. (2001 - I). Collier, Bryan. Henry Holt, pub.
We are the Ship. (2009 - A). Nelson, Kadir. Jump at the Sun/Hyperion. 2008.
The Young Landlords. (1980 - A). Myers, Walter Dean. Viking, c1979.
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