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Coretta Scott King Book Award

( American Library Association )






Becoming Billie Holiday
by Weatherford, Carole Boston

Coretta Scott King 2009 Honor Book
Unavailable at GCC:
Availability at Other Libraries
Publication Date:
2009

























Keeping the Night Watch
by Smith, Hope Anita

Coretta Scott King 2009 Honor Book
Unavailable at GCC:
Availability at Other Libraries
Publication Date:
2009





































Trombone Shorty
by Andrews, Troy

Call Number:
BIO ML3930 .A53 A3 2015
Publication Date:
2016




Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
by Steptoe, Javaka

Call Number:
BIO N6537.B233 S84 2016
Publication Date:
2017




Now Is Your Time: The African American Struggle for Freedom
by Myers, Walter Dean

Call Number:
E185 .M96 1991
Publication Date:
1992




Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
by Schroeder, Alan

Call Number:
E444 .T82 S37 1996
Publication Date:
1997




Maritcha : a nineteenth-century American girl
by Bolden, Tonya

Call Number:
F128.9.N4 B65 2005
Publication Date:
2005




Rosa
by Giovanni, Nikki

Call Number:
F334 .M753 P38427 2005
Publication Date:
2006




Bad News for Outlaws: the Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshall
by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux

Call Number:
F697 .R44 N45 2009
Publication Date:
2010

Culture:
African American




Her Stories
by Hamilton, Virginia

Call Number:
GR111 .A47 H35 1995
Publication Date:
1996




March. Book Three
by Lewis, John and Andrew Aydin

Call Number:
GRAPHIC NOVEL LEW
Publication Date:
2017




Black Diamond : the story of the Negro Baseball Leagues
by McKissack, Pat

Call Number:
GV865.A1 M35 1994
Publication Date:
1995




We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
by Nelson, Kadir

Call Number:
GV875 .N35 N45 2008
Publication Date:
2009




Brown Girl Dreaming
by Woodson, Jacqueline

Call Number:
JUV BIO PS3573 .O64524 Z46 2014
Publication Date:
2015




Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans
by Nelson, Kadir

Call Number:
JUV NONFIC E185 .N427 2011
Publication Date:
2012




Hand in hand : ten Black men who changed America
by Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Call Number:
JUV NONFIC E185.86 .P56 2012
Publication Date:
2013




Knock knock : my dad's dream for me
by Beaty, Daniel

Call Number:
JUV PIC BEATY KNOC 2013
Publication Date:
2014




Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird
by Copeland, Misty

Call Number:
JUV PIC COPELAND FIRE 2014
Publication Date:
2015




Underground
by Evans, Shane W

Call Number:
JUV PIC EVANS UNDE 2011
Publication Date:
2012




I, too, am American
by Hughes, Langston

Call Number:
JUV PIC HUGHES ITOO 2012
Publication Date:
2013




P.S. be eleven
by Williams-Garcia, Rita.

Call Number:
JUV YOUTH GARCIA PSBE 2013
Publication Date:
2014




Remember: The Journey to School Integration
by Morrison, Toni

Call Number:
LC214.2 .M67 2004
Publication Date:
2005




I See the Rhythm
by Igus, Toyomi

Call Number:
ML3556 .I48 1998
Publication Date:
1999




Ray Charles
by Mathis, Sharon Bell

Call Number:
ML3930.C443 M4218 2006
Publication Date:
2006




Seventeen Black Artists
by Fax, Elton C.

Call Number:
N6538 .N5 F3 1971
Publication Date:
1972




Middle Passage: White Ships Black Cargo, The
by Feelings, Tom

Call Number:
ND237 .F32 A4 1995
Publication Date:
1996




Dave the Potter
by Hill, Laban Carrick

Call Number:
NK4210.D247 H55 2010
Publication Date:
2011




Aida
by Price, Leontyne

Call Number:
PIC PRICE AIDA 1990
Publication Date:
1990




This Life
by Poitier, Sydney

Call Number:
PN2287 .P57 A37 1980
Publication Date:
1981




In Daddy's Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers
by Schroeder, Alan

Call Number:
PS 591 .N4 B46 1997
Publication Date:
1998




My People
by Hughes, Langston

Call Number:
PS3515 .U274 M9 2009
Publication Date:
2010

Culture:
African American




Langston Hughes
by Hughes, Langston

Call Number:
PS3515.U274 A6 2006
Publication Date:
2007




Creation, The
by Johnson, James Weldon

Call Number:
PS3519 .O2625 C73 1994
Publication Date:
1995




Nathaniel Talking
by Greenfiled, Eloise

Call Number:
PS3557 .R39416 NE8 1988
Publication Date:
1990




Ellington Was Not a Street
by Shange, Ntozake

Call Number:
PS3569 .H3324 E45 2004
Publication Date:
2005




Blacker the Berry
by Thomas, Joyce Carol

Coretta Scott King 2009 Honor Book.
Call Number:
PS3570 .H565 B53
Publication Date:
2009




Soul Looks Back in Wonder
by Feelings, Tom

Call Number:
PS591.N4 S58 1994
Publication Date:
1994




Uptown
by Collier, Bryan

Call Number:
PZ7 .C67759 Up 2000
Publication Date:
2001




Bud, Not Buddy
by Curtis, Christopher Paul

Call Number:
PZ7 .C94137 Bu 1999
Publication Date:
2000




Elijah Buxton
by Curtis, Christopher Paul

Call Number:
PZ7 .C94137 El 2007
Publication Date:
2008




Mare's War
by Davis, Tanita S.

Call Number:
PZ7 .D3174 Mar 2009
Publication Date:
2010




Africa Dream
by Greenfield, Eloise

Call Number:
PZ7 .G845
Publication Date:
1978




Bronx Masquerade
by Grimes, Nikki

Call Number:
PZ7 .G88429 Br 2002
Publication Date:
2003




Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush
by Hamilton, Virginia

Call Number:
PZ7 .H1828 1983
Publication Date:
1983




First Part Last, The
by Johnson, Angela

Call Number:
PZ7 .J629 Fi 2003
Publication Date:
2004




Heaven
by Johnson, Angela

Call Number:
PZ7 .J629 He 2000
Publication Date:
1999




Toning the Sweep
by Johnson, Angela

Call Number:
PZ7 .J629 To 1993
Publication Date:
1994




Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue
by Lester, Julius

Call Number:
PZ7 .L5629 Da 2005
Publication Date:
2006




Goin' Someplace Special
by McKissack, Patricia

Call Number:
PZ7 .M478693 Go 2001
Publication Date:
2002




Mirandy and Brother Wind
by McKissack, Patricia

Call Number:
PZ7 .M478693 Mi 1988
Publication Date:
1989




Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural
by McKissack, Patricia

Call Number:
PZ7 .M478693 Tah 1992
Publication Date:
1993




Fallen Angels
by Myers, Walter Dean

Call Number:
PZ7 .M992 Fal 1988
Publication Date:
1989




Slam!
by Myers, Walter Dean

Call Number:
PZ7 .M992 Sl 1996
Publication Date:
1997




Young Landlords, The
by Myers, Walter Dean

Call Number:
PZ7 .M992 Yo 1981
Publication Date:
1980




In the Time of the Drums
by Siegelson, Kim L.

Call Number:
PZ7 .S56657 In 1999
Publication Date:
2000




Let the Circle Be Unbroken
by Taylor, Mildred D.

Call Number:
PZ7 .T21723 1999
Publication Date:
1982




Land, The
by Taylor, Mildred D.

Call Number:
PZ7 .T21723 Lan 2001
Publication Date:
2002




Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World
by Walter, Mildred Pitts

Call Number:
PZ7 .W17125 Ju 1986
Publication Date:
1987




Miracle's Boys
by Woodson, Jacqueline

Call Number:
PZ7 .W868 Mi 2000
Publication Date:
2001




Cornrows
by Yarbrough, Camille

Call Number:
PZ7 .Y1995 1997
Publication Date:
1980




Battle of Jericho
by Draper, Sharon M.

Call Number:
PZ7.D78325 BAT 2003
Publication Date:
2003




Copper Sun
by Draper, Sharon M.

Call Number:
PZ7.D78325 COP 2006
Publication Date:
2006




Road to Memphis
by Taylor, Mildred D.

Call Number:
PZ7.T21723 RM 1992
Publication Date:
1991




One Crazy Summer
by Williams-Garcia, Rita

Call Number:
PZ7.W6713 ON 2010
Publication Date:
2011




Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth
by Anderson, David A.

Call Number:
PZ8.1 .A543 Or 1991
Publication Date:
1993




Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum
by Bryan, Ashley [retold by]

Call Number:
PZ8.1 .B384 1980
Publication Date:
1981




Beautiful Blackbird
by Bryan, Ashley

Call Number:
PZ8.1 .B838 Bq 2003
Publication Date:
2004




People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, The
by Hamilton, Virginia

Call Number:
PZ8.1 .H154 Pg 2004
Publication Date:
1986




Everett Anderson's Good-bye
by Clifton, Lucille

Call Number:
PZ8.3 C573 EVH 1983b
Publication Date:
1984




Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
by Steptoe, John

Call Number:
PZ8.S585 Mu 1987
Publication Date:
1988




Talkin' About Bessie: the Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
by Grimes, Nikki

Call Number:
TL540 .C646 G75 2002
Publication Date:
2003




Gone Crazy in Alabama
by Williams-Garcia, Rita

Call Number:
YOUTH WILLIAMS GONE 2015
Publication Date:
2016









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Award Description
The award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution. The books promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream. To encourage the artistic expression of the African American experience via literature and the graphic arts, including biographical, historical and social history treatments by African American authors and illustrators. Must be written for a youth audience.
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