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Award Winning Youth Books: Coretta Scott King Award

An overview of award winning youth books and audio books in our collection for kids and teens, broken down by award.

Coretta Scott King Award (1970 - Present)

Named for Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., this award recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators, and is awarded for books about the African-American experience that are written for a youth audience (high school or elementary).

♦Winners are separated between narration and illustration♦

Award Winners - Narration (1970 - Present)

Award Winners - Illustration (1970 - Present)