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Coretta Scott King Award - Illustrators
Best books by African American authors and illustrators. Began in 1970.
Coretta Scott King Award website
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2014
Winner
Knock Knock : My Dad's Dream for Me by Beaty, Daniel

Honor Books
Nelson Mandela by Nelson, Kadir.
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2013
Winner
I Too Am America by Hughes, Langston

Honor Books
Ellen's Broom by Lyons, Kelly Starling
H.O.R.S.E. : a Game of Basketball and Imagination by Myers, Christopher.
I Have a Dream by King, Martin Luther, Jr.
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2012
Winner
Underground by Evans, Shane

Honor Books
Heart and Soul : the Story of America and African Americans by Nelson, Kadir
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2011
Winner
Dave the Potter : Artist Poet Slave by Hill, Laban Carrick

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Jimi : Sounds Like a Rainbow : a Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix by Golio, Gary
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2010
Winner
My People by Hughes, Langston

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Hughes, Langston
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2009
Winner
The Blacker the Berry : Poems by Thomas, Joyce Carol

Honor Books
We are the Ship : The Story of Negro League Baseball by Nelson, Kadir
Moon Over Star by Aston, Dianna Hutts
Before John Was a Jazz Giant : A Song of John Coltrane by Weatherford, Carole Boston
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2008
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Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals by Bryan, Ashley, illustrator

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Jazz On a Saturday Night by Dillon, Leo
The Secret Olivia Told Me by Joy, N.
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2007
Winner
Moses : When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom by Weatherford, Carole Boston

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Jazz by Myers, Walter Dean
Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston
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2006
Winner
Rosa by Giovanni, Nikki

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Brothers in Hope : the Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Williams, Mary
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2005
Winner
Ellington Was Not a Street by Shange, Ntozake.

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God Bless the Child by Herzog, Arthur, Jr.
The People Could Fly : the Picture Book by Hamilton, Virginia
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