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Award Winning Youth Books

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

Coretta Scott King Honor

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♦


Honor Books - Narration (1970 - Present)

Honor Books - Illustration (1970 - Present)