2019 Coretta Scott King Awards


The American Library Association announced the top youth books and media of 2019, including the Coretta Scott King Awards. The Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table have issued awards to outstanding African American authors and illustrators since 1970. 

To find past award winners in our catalog to check availability, do a title search for Coretta Scott King Award. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.

Help us recognize these honorees and winners by checking one out today.


2019 Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner

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2019 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books

Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
The Parker inheritance by Varian Johnson
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2019 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

The stuff of stars by Marion Dane Bauer

2019 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books

Let the children march by Monica Clark-Robinson
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2019 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award Winners

Thank you, Omu! by illustrator Oge Mora
Monday's not coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
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