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Coretta Scott King Award - Illustrators
Best books by African American authors and illustrators. Began in 1970.
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Cover Art: Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals Bryan, Ashley, illustrator
Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals
Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns: This Little Light of Mine; He's Got the Whole World in His Hands; When the Saints Go Marching In 2007
Easy Nonfiction Book 782.25302 L
  Cover Art: Knock Knock : My Dad's Dream for Me 2014
Beaty, Daniel
Knock Knock : My Dad's Dream for Me
"A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"--
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: I Too Am America 2013
Hughes, Langston
I Too Am America
Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Underground 2012
Evans, Shane
Underground
"A stellar introduction to the Underground Railroad, narrated by a group of slaves. Readers experience the fugitives' escape, their long nighttime journey punctuated by meetings with friends and enemies, and their final glorious arrival in a place of freedom."--Amazon.com.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Dave the Potter : Artist Poet Slave 2011
Hill, Laban Carrick
Dave the Potter : Artist Poet Slave
Biography of Dave, an extraordinary potter, poet and slave who lived in South Carolina in the 1800's.
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 D272 2010
  Cover Art: My People 2010
Hughes, Langston
My People
Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.
Easy Nonfiction Book 811.52 H874
  Cover Art: The Blacker the Berry : Poems 2009
Thomas, Joyce Carol
The Blacker the Berry : Poems
A collection of poems, including Golden Goodness, Cranberry Red, and Biscuit Brown, celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.
Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 T364
  Cover Art: Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals 2008
Bryan, Ashley, illustrator
Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals
Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns: This Little Light of Mine; He's Got the Whole World in His Hands; When the Saints Go Marching In
Easy Nonfiction Book 782.25302 L
  Cover Art: Moses : When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom 2007
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Moses : When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom
Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one.
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 T793
  Cover Art: Rosa 2006
Giovanni, Nikki
Rosa
Children's Nonfiction Book 921 P238
  Cover Art: Ellington Was Not a Street 2005
Shange, Ntozake.
Ellington Was Not a Street
Easy Nonfiction Book 811.54 Sh18
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