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.

66 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Nina
A Story of Nina Simone
Picture Book - 2021 G.P. Putnam's Sons E 921 SI
Soul Food Sunday Picture Book - 2021 Abrams Books for Young Readers E FIC SOUL
Unspeakable
The Tulsa Race Massacre
Book - 2021 Carolrhoda Books J 976.686 WE
We Wait for the Sun Picture Book - 2021 Roaring Brook Press E 921 RO
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Picture Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers E 921 BR
Magnificent Homespun Brown
A Celebration
Picture Book - 2020 Tilbury House Publishers E FIC DOYO
Me & Mama Picture Book - 2020 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers E FIC CABR
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
Picture Book - 2020 Atheneum Books for Young Readers E 921 FR
Infinite Hope
A Black Artist's Journey From World War II to Peace
Book - 2019 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 921 BR
Sulwe Picture Book - 2018 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers E FIC NYON
The Bell Rang Picture Book - 2019 Atheneum Books for Young Readers E FIC RANS
The Undefeated Book - 2019 Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 811.6 AL
Hidden Figures
The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Book plus CD - 2018 Harper, an imprint of harperCollinsPublishers RL E 920 SH
Let the Children March Picture Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt E FIC CLAR
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop
The Sanitation Strike of 1968
Book - 2018 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights J FIC DUNC
The Stuff of Stars Picture Book - 2018 Candlewick Press E FIC BAUE
Before She Was Harriet
The Story of Harriet Tubman
Picture Book - 2017 Holiday House E 921 TU
Crown
An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Picture Book - 2017 Bolden, An Agate imprint E FIC BARN
Out of Wonder
Poems Celebrating Poets
Book - 2017 Candlewick Press J 808.1 AL
Freedom in Congo Square Picture Book - 2016 Little Bee Books E FIC WEAT
Freedom Over Me
Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life
Book - 2016 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 811.6 BR
In Plain Sight Picture Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press E FIC JACK
Radiant Child
The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Book - 2016 Little, Brown and Company J 921 BA
Last Stop on Market Street eBook - 2015
The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore eBook - 2015
Trombone Shorty Picture Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers E 788.9 AN
Firebird
Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows A Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird
Picture Book - 2014 G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) E FIC COPE
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books J 921 BA
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone Picture Book - 2014 Lee & Low Books E 921 LI
Knock Knock
My Dad's Dream for Me
Picture Book - 2013 Little, Brown and Company E FIC BEAT
I, Too, Am America Book - 2012 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers J 811.52 HU
Underground Picture Book - 2011 Roaring Brook Press E FIC EVAN
Dave the Potter
Artist, Poet, Slave
Book - 2010 Little, Brown J 921 DA
My People Book - 2009 Atheneum Books for Young Readersginee seo books J 811.52 HU
The Blacker the Berry
Poems
Book - 2008 HarperCollins J 811.54 TH
Let It Shine
Three Favorite Spirituals
Book - 2007 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 782.253 LE
Moses
When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Book - 2006 Hyperion Books for Children J 921 TU
Rosa Picture Book - 2005 H. Holt E 921 PA
Ellington Was Not A Street Book plus CD - 2005 ScholasticWeston Woods Studios, Inc. RL E 811.54 SH
Beautiful Blackbird Picture Book - 2003 Atheneum Books for Young Readers E 398.2 BR
Talkin' About Bessie
The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Book - 2002 Orchard Books J 921 CO
Goin' Someplace Special Picture Book - 2001 Atheneum Books for Young Readers E FIC MCKI
Uptown Picture Book - 2000 Henry Holt E FIC COL
In the Time of the Drums Picture Book - 1999 Jump at the SunHyperion Books for children E FIC SIE
I See the Rhythm Book - 1998 Children's Book Press J 780.899 IG
In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall
African Americans Celebrating Fathers
Picture Book - 1997 Lee & Low Books E 811.008 IN
Minty
A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
Picture Book - 1996 Dial Books for Young Readers E 921 T79S
The Middle Passage
White Ships/black Cargo
Book - 1995 Dial Books 759.13 FE OS
The Creation Picture Book - 1994 Holiday House E 811.52 JO
Soul Looks Back in Wonder Picture Book - 1999 Puffin Books E 811.508 SO
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