2022 CORETTA SCOTT KING 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:

 “Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre,” written by Carole Boston Weatherford, is the King Author Book winner. The book is illustrated by Floyd Cooper and published Carolrhoda Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.  

Three King Author Honor Books were selected: "Home Is Not a Country," written by Safia Elhillo and published by Make Me A World, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House; "Revolution in Our Time," written by Kekla Magoon and published by Candlewick Press; and "The People Remember," written by Ibi Zoboi, illustrated by Loveis Wise and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:

“Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre,” illustrated by Floyd Cooper, is the King Illustrator Book winner. The book is written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Carolrhoda Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.

Three King Illustrator Honor Books were selected: "Nina: A Story of Nina Simone," illustrated by Christian Robinson, written by Traci N. Todd and published by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House; "We Wait for the Sun," illustrated by Raissa Figueroa, written by Dovey Johnson Roundtree & Katie McCabe and published by Macmillan Children's Publishing Group; and "Soul Food Sunday," illustrated by C.G. Esperanza, written by Winsome Bingham and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS.

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: "Me (Moth)," written by Amber McBride, is the Steptoe author award winner. The book is published by Feiwell and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group.

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award: “The Me I Choose to Be, illustrated by Regis and Kahran Bethencourt, is the Steptoe illustrator award winner. The book is written by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and published by Little, Brown, and Company.

Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement:

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581203
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 2nd, 2021

Home Is Not a Country Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593177051
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Published: Make Me a World - March 2nd, 2021

Home Is Not a Country Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593177082
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Make Me a World - February 22nd, 2022

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536214185
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Published: Candlewick - November 8th, 2021

The People Remember Cover Image
By Ibi Zoboi, Loveis Wise (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062915641
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 28th, 2021

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581203
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 2nd, 2021

Nina: A Story of Nina Simone Cover Image
By Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524737283
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

We Wait for the Sun Cover Image
By Katie McCabe, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250229021
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 9th, 2021

Soul Food Sunday Cover Image
By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419747717
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

Me (Moth) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250780362
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 17th, 2021

The Me I Choose To Be Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021