2021 CORETTA SCOTT KING BOOK AWARDS

2021 CORETTA SCOTT KING BOOK AWARDS . . .

Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults:

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award:
“Before the Ever After,” written by Jacqueline Woodson, is the King Author Book winner. The book is published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Three King Author Honor Books were selected:
“All the Days Past, All the Days to Come,” written by Mildred D. Taylor, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC; “King and the Dragonflies,” written by Kacen Callender, published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.; and “Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box,” written by Evette Dionne, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul,” illustrated by Frank Morrison, is the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Book winner. The book is written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.

Three King Illustrator Honor Books were selected:

“Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration,” illustrated by Kaylani Juanita, written by Samara Cole Doyon and published by Tilbury House Publishers; “Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks,” illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera, written by Suzanne Slade and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS; and “Me & Mama,” illustrated and written by Cozbi A. Cabrera and published by Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award:

“Legendborn,” written by Tracy Deonn, is the Steptoe author award winner. The book is published by Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division

Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399257308
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451481542
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534452282
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780884487975
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 7th, 2020

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$9.95
ISBN: 9780884487982
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - June 1st, 2021

Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Cozbi A. Cabrera (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419734113
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Me & Mama Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534454217
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020

Legendborn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020