Coretta Scott King Awards
2015
Brown girl dreaming
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jacqueline Woodson
2015
Firebird
Click to search this book in our catalog   Christopher Myers
2014
PS Be Eleven
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rita Williams Garcia
 
2014
Knock knock my dad?s dream for me
 written by Daniel Beaty and illustrated by Bryan Collier
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2013 (Author)
Hand in Hand Ten Black Men Who Changed America
 written by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney
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2013 (Illustrator)
I, Too, Am America
 written by Langston Hughes and illustrated by Bryan Collier
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2012 (Author)
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kadir Nelson
2012 (Illustrator)
Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom
Click to search this book in our catalog   written and illustrated by Shane W. Evans
2011 (Author)
One Crazy Summer
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rita Williams-Garcia
 
2011 (Illustrator)
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
 illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill
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2010 (Author)
Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshall
 Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
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2010 (Illustrator)
My People
 illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr., written by Langston Hughes
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2009 (Author)
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball
Click to search this book in our catalog   words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreward by Hank Aaron.
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. In his first outing as author as well as illustrator, Nelson (Ellington Was No...More
2009 (Illustrator)
The blacker the berry : poems
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
School Library Journal : Gr 1–4—The varieties of African-American ethnic heritage are often rendered inv...More
2008 (Illustrator)
Let it Shine
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ashley Bryan
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. Bryan (Beautiful Blackbird) again proves himself a maestro with scissors (...More
 
2008 (Author)
Elijah of Buxton
 Christopher Paul Curtis
Publishers Weekly : Elijah Freeman, 11, has two claims to fame. He was the first child born free to former slaves in...More
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2007 (Author)
Copper Sun
 Sharon Draper
Publishers Weekly: Draper's (Forged by Fire) historical novel takes on an epic sweep as it chronicles the...More
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2007 (Illustrator)
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
 Carole Boston Weatherford
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. In this gorgeous, poetic picture book, Weatherford (The Sound that Jazz Makes<...More
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2006 (Author)
Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue
Click to search this book in our catalog   Julius Lester
Publishers Weekly: Unfolding like a play, Lester's novel in dialogue—based on actual events—cannot h...More
2006 (Illustrator)
Rosa
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nikki Giovanni
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. Giovanni (The Sun Is So Quiet) and Collier (Uptown) offer a moving ...More
2005 (Author)
Remember: The Journey to School Integration
Click to search this book in our catalog   Toni Morrison
Publishers Weekly : Assembling more than 50 photographs depicting segregation, school scenes and events prior to and...More
 
2005 (Illustrator)
Ellington Was Not a Street
 Ntozake Shange
Publishers Weekly : At once personal and universal, Shange's poem, "Mood Indigo" (published in her 1983 po...More
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2004 (Author)
The First Part Last
 Angela Johnson
Publishers Weekly : In this companion novel, Johnson's fans learn just how Bobby, the single father for whom Marley ...More
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2004 (Illustrator)
Beautiful Blackbird
 Ashley Bryan
Publishers Weekly : Storyteller Bryan's (What a Wonderful World) singular voice provides rhythm and sound effects th...More
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2003 (Author)
Bronx Masquerade
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nikki Grimes
Publishers Weekly : When a high school teacher in the Bronx begins to host open-mike poetry in his classroom on Frid...More
2003 (Illustrator)
Talkin About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Click to search this book in our catalog   E.B. Lewis
Publishers Weekly : Historic flights take the spotlight in two fall titles. Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviat...More
2002 (Author)
The Land
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mildred Taylor
 
2002 (Illustrator)
Goin Someplace Special
 Jerry Pinkney
Publishers Weekly : McKissack draws from her childhood in Nashville for this instructive picture book. "I don't...More
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2001 (Author)
Miracles Boys
 Jacqueline Woodson
Publishers Weekly : Once again, Woodson (If You Come Softly; From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun) reveals a keen under...More
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2001 (Illustrator)
Uptown
 Bryan Collier
Publishers Weekly: "Collier's watercolor and collage artwork effectively blends a boy's idealism with ...More
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2000 (Author)
Bud, Not Buddy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Christopher Paul Curtis
Library Journal : Gr 4-7-Motherless Bud shares his amusingly astute rules of life as he hits the road to find the ja...More
2000 (Illustrator)
In the Time of the Drums
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kim L. Siegelson and Brian Pinkney
Publishers Weekly : Siegelsons (The Terrible, Wonderful Tellin at Hog Hammock) lyrical retelling of a Gullah legend ...More
1999 (Author)
Heaven
Click to search this book in our catalog   Angela Johnson
Publishers Weekly : As in her Gone from Home (reviewed above), Johnson here explores the themes of what makes a plac...More
 
1999 (Illustrator)
I See the Rhythm
 Michele Wood
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1998 (Author)
Forged by Fire
 Sharon Draper
School Library Journal : Gr 7-10--Gerald, a battered and neglected African-American child, is severely burned in a f...More
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1998 (Illustrator)
In Daddys Arms I Am Tall
 Javaka Steptoe
Publishers Weekly : This stunning homage to fathers offers a textured potpourri of voices and visuals. Love, pain, r...More
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1997 (Author)
Slam
Click to search this book in our catalog   Walter Dean Myers
Publisher's Weekly : A love of basketball isn't necessary to enjoy this gritty, feelingly told tale, but it would ce...More
1997 (Illustrator)
Minty
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jerry Pinkney
Publisher's Weekly : This fictionalized account of Tubman's childhood on a Maryland plantation provides a cruel snap...More
1996 (Author)
Her Stories
Click to search this book in our catalog   Virginia Hamilton
Publishers Weekly : Hamilton fans who have wondered what happened to Cammy Coleman after the death of her cousin Pat...More
 
1996 (Illustrator)
The Middle Passage
 Tom Feelings
School Library Journal : YA--Feelings's art speaks to the soul in this magnificent visual record of the Black Diaspo...More
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1995 (Author)
Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters
 Patricia McKissack
Publishers Weekly : On a Virginia plantation in 1859, the slaves work hard to get the Big House ready for Christmas,...More
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1995 (Illustrator)
The Creation
 James Ransome
School Library Journal : Gr 1-4-An earlier edition of Johnson's fine poem of the Harlem Renaissance failed to fi...More
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