Thursday, January 27, 2011

2011 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards were announced at the American Library Association's Midwinter Meeting in January.

Author Award: One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

Illustrator Award: Dave the Potter: artist, poet, slave, by Laban Hill, illustrated by Bryan Collier

Honor Books


Lockdown, by Walter Dean Myers

Ninth Ward, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty, by G. Neri


Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix, by Gary Golio, illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

For more information about the 2011 Coretta Scott King Awards, please click here.