List: Coretta Scott King Award

List: Coretta Scott King Award

Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King

From the ALA website:

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. 

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Here are the CSK books I've covered at The Backlist, broken down by author, title, and year:

By author:

Bond, Victoria. Zora and Me.

Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Ninth Ward.

Simon, T. R. Zora and Me.

Udry, Janice May. Mary Jo's Grandmother.

Williams-Garcia, Rita. One Crazy Summer.

By title: 

Mary Jo's Grandmother, by Janice May Udry.

Ninth Ward, by Jewell Parker Rhodes.

One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia.

Zora and Me, by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon.

By year:

1971 Author Honor: Janice May Udry, for Mary Jo's Grandmother.

2011 Author Winner: Rita Williams-Garcia, for One Crazy Summer.
2011 Author Honor: Jewell Parker Rhodes, for Ninth Ward.
2011 John Steptoe Award for New Talent: Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, for Zora and Me.

List: Book to Film, by Title.

List: Book to Film, by Title.

List: Books by Decade

List: Books by Decade