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Curriculum Collection Book Lists: Coretta Scott King Awards

About the Coretta Scott King Awards

The Coretta Scott King Awards, named for the wife of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., originated at a New Jersey Library Association meeting in 1970. It has been a part of ALA's children's and young adult book awards since the committee that chose the award winners became part of an official American Library Association round table in 1982.

The award titles have expanded and changed over the years, but the focus remains on African American topics emphasizing the ideals of Dr. King. The author or illustrator of each winner must be African American. In other respects, the awards reflect the same standards of excellence used for other ALA awards.

The list is a guide to the CSK books that can be found in our Curriculum collection. The titles link to our online catalog, which will provide more information, including the current availability of the book, and indicate other UW system sources for the book if ours in checked out.

Most call numbers are for copies that can be checked out. (PICT) call numbers are in the Picture Book section. (REF) call numbers are in the CCM Reference area, and do not circulate.

Please note that the author and illustrator are listed individually when the book is the work of two people. If no illustrator is listed, the author is also the illustrator.

For additional information about the award and more complete list of past winners, see (CCM) (REF) Z 1037 .A2 C67 2015, The Coretta Scott King Awards 1970-2014.

Award Winners and Honor Books

2016

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Garcia, Rita Williams.  Gone Crazy in Alabama.  W7273g 2015

HONOR  Reynolds, Jason & Brendan Kiely.  All American Boys.  R4625a 2015

   Reynolds, Jason.  The Boy in the Black Suit.  R4625b 2015

   Shabazz, Ilyasah & Kekla Magoon.  X: A Novel.  S523x 2015

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Smith, Ronald L.  Hoodoo.  S6585h 2015

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Trombone Shorty.  921 A565a 2015

HONOR  de la Peña, Matt.  (Illustrated by Christian Robinson).  Last Stop on Market Street.  (Pict) D338l 2015

   Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore.  (Pict) N4317b 2015

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Weatherford, Carole Boston.  (Illustrated by Ekua Holmes).  Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movements.  921 H214w 2015


2015

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Woodson, Jacqueline.  Brown Girl Dreaming.  811.54 W898b 2014

HONOR  Alexander, Kwame.  The Crossover.  A3745c 2014 / (REF) A3745c 2014 

   Nelson, Marilyn.  (Illustrated by Hadley Hooper).  How I Discovered Poetry.  811.54 N428h 2014

   Magoon, Kekla.  How It Went Down.  M212h 2014

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Reynolds, Jason.  When I Was the Greatest.  R4625w 2014

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Copeland, Misty.  (Illustrated by Christopher Myers).  Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows A Young Girl How To Dance Like The Firebird.  (Compact) PR1307 .F53

HONOR  Brown, Katheryn Russell.  Little Melba and Her Big Trombone.  921 L774r 2014

   Powell, Patricia Hruby.  (Illustrated by Christian Robinson).  JOSEPHINE: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker.  921 B1672p 2014


2014

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Williams-Garcia, Rita.  P.S. Be Eleven.  W7273p 2013

HONOR  Grimes, Nikki.  Words with Wings.  G862w 2014

   Lewis, John & Andrew Aydin.  (Illustrated by Nate Powell).  March: Book One.  L67415m 2013

   Myers, Walter Dean.  Darius & Twig.  M9962dt 2013

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Beaty, Daniel.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me.  (Pict) B3699k 2013

HONOR  Nelson, Kadir.  Nelson Mandela.  921 M2712n 2013

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Hill, Laban Carrick.  (Illustrated by Theodore Taylor III).  When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kook Herc and the Create of Hip Hop.  921 D6492h 2013


2013

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkney).  973.04 P6541h 2012

HONOR  Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux.  N4245n

   Woodson, Jacqueline.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  Each Kindness.  (PICT) W898e 2012

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hughes, Langston.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  I, Too, Am America.  811.5 H893i 2012

HONOR  Lyons, Kelly Starling.  (Illustrated by Daniel Minter).  Ellen's Broom.  (Pict) L9914e 2012

   Myers, Christopher.  H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination.  (Pict) M9961h 2012

   King, Martin Luther, Jr.  (Illustrated by Kadir Nelson).  I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.  323.4 K527i 2012


2012

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Nelson, Kadir.  Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans.  973 N424h 2011

HONOR  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist).  The Great Migration: Journey to the North.  811.54 G812g 2011

   McKissack, Patricia C.  (Illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon).  Never Forgotten.  M1588n 2011.

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Nelson, Kadir.  Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans.  973 N424h 2011


2011

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Williams-Garcia, Rita.  One Crazy Summer.  W7273o.

HONOR  Neri, Greg.  (Illustrated by Randy DuBurke).  Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty.  305.896 N445y

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hill, Laban Carrick.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Dave the Potter.  921 D246h

HONOR  Golio, Gary.  (Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe.  Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix.  921 H498g

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Johnson, Jen Cullerton.  (Illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler).  Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace.  921.M111j 2010


2010

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  Bad News for Outlaws: The remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal.  921 R332n

HONOR  Davis, Tanita S.  Mare's War.  D2659m

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Magoon, Kekla.  The Rock and the River.  M212r

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hughes, Langston.  (Illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr.).  My People.  811.5 H893m

HONOR  Hughes, Langston.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  The Negro Speaks of Rivers.  811.5 H893n

2009

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Nelson, Kadir.  We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro league Baseball.  796.357 N7915w

HONOR  Smith, Hope Anita.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  Keeping the Night Watch.  811.54 S642k

   Thomas, Joyce Carol.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  The Blacker the Berry: Poems.  811.54 T458bl

   Weatherford, Carole Boston.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  Becoming Billie Holiday.  811.54 W361b

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Thomas, Joyce Carol.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  The Blacker the Berry: Poems.  811.54 T458bl

HONOR  Aston, Dianna Hutts.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  The Moon Over Star.  (Pict) A856m

   Nelson, Kadir.  We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro league Baseball.  796.357 N7915w

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Elliott, Zetta.  (Illustrated by Shadra Strickland).  Bird.  (Pict) E463b


2008

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Curtis, Christopher Paul.  Elijah of Buxton.  C9785e.

HONOR  Draper, Sharon M.  November Blues.  D767n

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT   Frazier, Sundee T.  Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It.  F8485b

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Bryan, Ashley.  Let It Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals.  782.25 L648

HONOR  Joy, N.  (Illustrated by Nancy Devard).  The Secret Olivia Told Me.  (Pict) J88s

   Dillon, Leo & Diane Dillon.  Jazz on a Saturday Night.  781.65 D579j


2007

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Grimes, Nikki.  The Road to Paris.  G862r

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR TALENT   Jones, Traci L.  Standing Against the Wind.  J794s

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Weatherford, Carole Boston.  (Illustrated by Kadir Nelson).  Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.  921 T885w


2006

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Lester, Julius.  Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue.  L642d

HONOR  Bolden, Tonya.  Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl.  974.7 B687m

   Grimes, Nikki.  Dark Sons.  G862d

   Nelson, Marilyn.  (Illustrated by Philippe Lardy).  A Wreath for Emmett Till.  811.54 N428w

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT   Adoff, Jaime.  Jimi & Me.  A2391j

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Giovanni, Nikki.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Rosa.  921 P252gi

HONOR  Williams, Mary.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan.  W7253b  


2005

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon).  The People Could Fly: The Picture Book.  398.21 H221p


2004

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Johnson, Angela.  The First Part Last.  J656f 2005

HONOR  Draper, Sharon M.  The Battle of Jericho.  D767b

   McKissack, Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack.  Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States.  326 M158d

   Woodson, Jacqueline.  Locomotion.  811.54 W898l

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT   Smith, Hope Anita.  The Way a Door Closes.  811.54 S642w

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Bryan, Ashley.  Beautiful Blackbird.  398.24 B915b


2003

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Grimes, Nikki.  Bronx Masquerade.  G862b  

HONOR  Grimes, Nikki.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman.  921 C692g

   Woods, Brenda.  The Red Rose Box.  W8942r

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT   McDonald, Janet.  Chill Wind.  M1357e

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Grimes, Nikki.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman.  921 C692g

HONOR  Dillon, Leo & Diane Dillon.  Rap a Tap Tap: Here's Bojangles--Think of That!  (Pict) D5794r

   Perdomo, Willie.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Visiting Langston.  811.54 P433v

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  DuBurke, Randy.  The Moon Ring.  (Pict) D821m  


2002

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Taylor, Mildred D.  The Land.  T2443la

HONOR  Nelson, Marilyn.  Carver: A Life in Poems.  811.54 B428c / (SPL) PS3573.A4795 C37 2001

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  McKissack, Patricia C.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  Goin' Someplace Special.  (Pict) M1588g

HONOR  Rappaport, Doreen.  (Illustrated by Bryan Collier).  Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  921 K53ra


2001

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Woodson, Jacqueline.  Miracle's Boys.  W898m

HONOR  Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  (Illustrated by Stephen Alcorn).  Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters.  920.72 P655l

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Collier, Bryan.  Uptown.  (Pict) C6994u

HONOR  Rockwell, Anne.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth.  921 T874r

   Howard, Elizabeth.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys.  (Pict) H848v


2000

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Curtis, Christopher Paul.  Bud, Not Buddy.  C9785b

HONOR  English, Karen.  Francie.  E58f

   McKissack, Patricia C. & Frederick L. McKissack.  Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African American Whalers.  639.2 M158b

   Myers, Walter Dean.  (Illustrated by Christopher Myers).  Monster.  M9962mr

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Siegelson, Kim.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkney).  In the Time of the Drums.  (Pict) S5715i

HONOR  Mollel, Tololwa.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  My Rows and Piles of Coins.  (Pict)  M726m

   Myers, Christopher.  Black Cat.  (Pict) M9961b

1999

AUTHOR AWARD

HONOR  Grimes, Nikki.  Jazmin's Notebook.  G862j

JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT  Flake, Sharon G.  The Skin I'm In.  F576s

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Igus, Toyomi.  (Illustrated by Michele Wood).  I See the Rhythm.  781.6 I24i / 782.25 l24i

HONOR  Curtis, Gavin.  (Illustrated by E. B. Lewis).  The Bat Boy and His Violin.  (Pict) C9786b 1998

   Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkney).  Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra.  921.E46p 

   Thomas, Joyce Carol.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  I Have Heard of a Land.  (Pict) T4585i


1998

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Draper, Sharon M.  Forged by Fire.  D767f

HONOR  Hansen, Joyce.  I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl.  H2497i

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  (Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe).  In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers.  811.54 I35

HONOR  Bryan, Ashley.  Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry.  811.54 A826

   Diakité, Baba Wagué.  The Hunterman and the Crocodile: A West African Folktale.  398.24 D536h

   Myers, Walter Dean.  (Illustrated by Christopher Myers).  Harlem: A Poem.  811.54 M996h


1997

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Myers, Walter Dean.  Slam!  M9962sl

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Schroeder, Alan.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman.  (Pict) S3797m

HONOR  Adedjouma, Davida, Ed.  (Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie).  The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children.  811.54 P171

   Lauture, Denizé.  (Illustrated by Reynold Ruffins).  Running the Road to ABC.  (Pict) L389r


1996

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon & Diane Dillon).  Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.  398.2 H221h

HONOR  Curtis, Christopher Paul.  The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963.  C9785w 1995

   Williams-Garcia, Rita.  Like Sisters on the Homefront.  W7273l

   Woodson, Jacqueline.  From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun.  W898f

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Feelings, Tom.  The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo.  973 F295m

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon).  Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.  398.2 H221h

   San Souci, Robert.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkey).  The Faithful Friend.  398.21 S197fa


1995

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  McKissack, Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack.  (Illustrated by John Thompson).  Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters.  973 M1588c

HONOR  McKissak, Patricia C. & Fredrick McKissack.  Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues.  796.357 M166b

   Woodson, Jacqueline.  I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This.  W898i

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Johnson, James Weldon.  (Illustrated by James E. Ransome).  The Creation.  811.52 C912

HONOR  Grimes, Nikki.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  Meet Danitra Brown.  811.54 G862m


1994

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Johnson, Angela.  Toning the Sweep.  J656t

HONOR  Myers, Walter Dean.  Malcom X: By Any Means Necessary.  921 M243m

   Thomas, Joyce Carol.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea.  811.54 T458b

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Feelings, Tom.  Soul Looks Back in Wonder.  811.5 S722

HONOR  Mitchell, Margaree King.  (Illustrated by James E. Ransome).  Uncle Jed's Barbershop.  (Pict) M682u

   Thomas, Joyce Carol.  (Illustrated by Floyd Cooper).  Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea: Poems.  811.54 T458b


1993

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  McKissack, Patricia C.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkney).  The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural.  M1588d

HONOR  Myers, Walter Dean.  Somewhere in the Darkness.  M9962so

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Anderson, David A.  (Illustrated by Kathleen Atkins Wilson).  The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth.  398.26 A 546o

HONOR  San Souci, Robert.  (Illustrated by Brian Pinkney).  Sukey and the Mermaid.  398.21 5197su

   Wahl, Jan.  (Illustrated by Wil Clay).  Little Eight John.  W136li

   Williams, Sherley Anne.  (Illustrated by Carole Byard).  Working Cotton.  (Pict) W7267w


1992

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Myers, Walter Dean.  Now Is Your Time! The African American Struggle for Freedom.  973 M996n

HONOR  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist).  Night on Neighborhood Street.  811.54 G812ni

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Ringgold, Faith.  Tar Beach.  (Pict) R5795t

HONOR  Bryan, Ashley.  All Night, All Day: A Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals.  782.25 A416

   Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist).  Night on Neighborhood Street.  811.54 G812ni


1991

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Taylor, Mildred D.  The Road to Memphis.  T2443ro

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Price, Leontyne, Adapt.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon).  Aïda.  782.1 P9458a


1990

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  McKissack, Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack.  A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter.  331.88 M158l

HONOR  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist).  Nathaniel Talking.  811.54 G812n

   Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Lambert Davis).  The Bells of Christmas.  H221b

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist).  Nathaniel Talking.  811.54 G812n

HONOR  San Souci, Robert D., Reteller.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South.  398.21 S197t

1989

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Myers, Walter Dean.  Fallen Angels.  M9962fa

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave.  921 B967h

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  McKissack, Patricia C.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  Mirandy and Brother Wind.  (Pict) M1588m

HONOR  Stolz, Mary.  (Illustrated by Pat Cummings).  Storm in the Night.  (Pict) S876st


1988

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Taylor, Mildred D.  (Illustrated by Max Ginsburg).  The Friendship.  T2443f

HONOR  De Veaux, Alexis.  (Illustrated by Cheryl Hanna).  An Enchanted Hair Tale.  (Pict) D489e 1991

   Lester, Julius.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit.  398.2 L642t / 398.2 L642t 1999

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Steptoe, John.  Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale.  (Pict) S8367mu / (Big) S8367mu1993

HONOR  Langstaff, John, Compser.  (Illustrated by Ashley Bryan).  What a Morning!: The Christmas Story in Black Spirituals.  782.25 W555

   Rohmer, Harriet, Octavio Chow, & Morris Vidaure.  (Illustrated by JoeSam).  The Invisible Hunters: A Legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua / Los Cazadores Invisibles: Una Leyenda de los Indios Miskitos de Nicaragua.  460 R738i


1987

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Walter, Mildred Pitts.  (Illustrated by Catherine Stock).  Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World.  W233j

HONOR  Bryan, Ashley.  Lion and the Ostrich Chicks: An Other African Folk Tales.  398.2 B915l

   Hansen, Joyce.  Which Way Freedom?  H2497w

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Dragonwagon, Crescent.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  Half a Moon and One Whole Star.  (Pict) D759h

HONOR  Bryan, Ashley.  Lion and the Ostrich Chicks: And Other African Fold Tales.  398.2 B915

​   Cummings, Pat.  C.L.O.U.D.S.  (Pict) C971c    


1986

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon).  The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales.  398.2 H221p

 ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Flournoy, Valerie.  (Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney).  The Patchwork Quilt.  (Pict) F6433p

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  (Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon).  The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales.  398.2 H221p


1985

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Myers, Walter Dean.  Motown and Didi: A Love Story.  M9962m

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  A Little Love.  H221l


1984

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Clifton, Lucille.  (Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi).  Everett Anderson's Goodbye.  (Pict) C639ea

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia. The Magical Adventures of Pretty Pearl.  H221ma

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Walter, Mildred Pitts.  (Illustrated by Pat Cummings).  My Mama Needs Me.  (Pict) W233m


1983

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Hamilton, Virginia.  Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush.  H221s

HONOR  Lester, Julius.  This Strange New Feeling.  L642s

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

HONOR  Bryan, Ashley.  I'm Going to Sing: Black American Spirituals. v. 2.  782.25 I31

   Caines, Jeannette.  (Illustrated by Pat Cummings).  Just Us Women.  (Pict) C135i


1982

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Taylor, Mildred D.  Let the Circle Be Unbroken.  T2443l

HONOR  Childress, Alice.  Rainbow Jordan.  C5364r

   Hunter, Kristin.  Lou in the Limelight.  H945l


1981

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Poitier, Sidney.  This Life.  (Stacks) PN2287 P57 A37 1980

HONOR  De Veaux, Alexis.  Don't Explain: A Song of Billie Holiday.  921 H739d / (Stacks) ML3930 H64 D5

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

AWARD  Bryan, Ashley.  Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum.  398.2 B915b


1980

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Myers, Walter Dean.  The Young Landlords.  M9962y 1989

HONOR  Gordy, Berry, Sr.  Movin' Up: Pop Gordy Tells His Story.  921 G665m

   Greenfield, Eloise & Lessie Jones Little.  Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir.  920 G812c / 920 G812c 1993

   Haskins, James.  Andrew Young: Young Man with a Mission.  921 Y68h

   Southerland, Ellease.  Let the Lion Eat Straw.  (Stacks) PS3569 O765 L4x

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Yarbrough, Camille.  (Illustrated by Carole Byard).  Cornrows.  (Pict) Y26c

1979

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Davis, Ossie.  Escape to Freedom: A Play about Young Frederick Douglass.  812.54 D263e

HONOR  Hamilton, Virginia.  Justice and Her Brothers.  H221j

   Patterson, Lillie.  (Illustrated by David Scott Brown).  Benjamin Banneker: Genius of Early America.  921 B218p

   Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse.  I Have a Sister, My Sister Is Deaf.  362.42 P485i

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD  

MEDAL  Grimes, Nikki.  (Illustrated by Tom Feelings).  Something on My Mind.  811.54 F295s


1978

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Carole Byard).  Africa Dream.  (Pict) G812a

HONOR  Stewart, Ruth Ann.  Portia: The Life of Portia Washington Pittman, the Daughter of Booker T. Washington.  (Remote) E185.97 P595 S83

ILLUSTRATOR AWARD

MEDAL  Greenfield, Eloise.  (Illustrated by Carole Byard).  Africa Dream.  (Pict) G812a


1977

AUTHOR AWARD

HONOR  Clifton, Lucille.  (Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi).  Everett Anderson's Friend.  (Pict) C639e

   Taylor Mildred D.  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.  T2443r / T2443r 1991 / T2443r 2001


1976

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Bailey, Pearl.  Duey's Tale.  B155d

HONOR  Myers, Walter Dean.  Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff.  M9962f

   Taylor, Mildred.  (Pictures by Jerry Pinkney).  Song of the Trees.  T2443s 1975


1975

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Robinson, Dorothy.  (Illustrated by Herbert Temple).  The Legend of Africania.  R659r


1974

AUTHOR AWARD

HONOR  Childress, Alice.  A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich.  C5364h


1973

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Duckett, Alfred.  I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson.  (Stacks) GV865 R6 A29 1972


1972

AUTHOR AWARD

MEDAL  Fax, Elton.  17 Black Artists.  (Stacks) N6538 N5 F3


1971

AUTHOR AWARD

HONOR  Angelou, Maya.  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.  E185.97.A56 A3

   Graham, Lorenz.  (Illustrated by Colleen Browning).  Every Man Heart Lay Down.  232.92 G739e

   Grossman, Barney, with Gladys Groom and the Pupils of P.S. 150, The Bronx, New York.  (Illustrated by Charles Bible).  Black Means.  (Pict) G8783b

​   Jordan, June & Terri Bush.  The Voice of the Children.  808.81 V889

​   Peters, Margaret.  The Ebony Book of Black Achievement.  E185.96 .P39

   Undry, Janice May.  (Illustrated by Eleanor Mill).  Mary Jo's Grandmother.  U21mj

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