Wednesday, December 8

Coretta Scott King Award – Author

2020 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

New Kid by Jerry Craft

New Kid

Jerry Craft

2019 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 by Claire Hartfield

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Claire Hartfield

2018 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Piecing Me Together

Renee Watson

2017 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

March Book: Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

March Book: Three

John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

2016 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia

Gone Crazy in Alabama

Rita Williams-Garcia

2015 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

brown girl dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

2014 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia

P.S. Be Eleven

Rita Williams-Garcia

2013 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Andrea Davis Pinkney

2012 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans

Kadir Nelson

2011 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia

2010 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

2009 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

Kadir Nelson

2008 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis

2007 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper

Copper Sun

Sharon M. Draper

2006 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue by Julius Lester

Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue

Julius Lester

2005 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison

Remember: The Journey to School Integration

Toni Morrison

2004 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

The First Part Last

Angela Johnson

2003 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes

Bronx Masquerade

Nikki Grimes

2002 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Land by Mildred D. Taylor

The Land

Mildred D. Taylor

2001 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson

Miracle’s Boys

Jacqueline Woodson

2000 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, Not Buddy

Christopher Paul Curtis

1999 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Heaven by Angela Johnson

Heaven

Angela Johnson

1998 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper

Forged by Fire

Sharon M. Draper

1997 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Slam! by Walter Dean Myers

Slam!

Walter Dean Myers

1996 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Her Stories by Virginia Hamilton

Her Stories

Virginia Hamilton

1995 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters

Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

1994 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Toning the Sweep by Angela Johnson

Toning the Sweep

Angela Johnson

1993 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Dark-Thirty by Patricia C. McKissack and Pat McKissack

The Dark-Thirty

Patricia C. McKissack and Pat McKissack

1992 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Now is Your Time: The African American Struggle for Freedom by Walter Dean Myers

Now is Your Time: The African American Struggle for Freedom

Walter Dean Myers

1991 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor

The Road to Memphis

Mildred D. Taylor

1990 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter

Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

1989 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Fallen Angels

Walter Dean Myers

1988 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Friendship by Mildred D. Taylor

The Friendship

Mildred D. Taylor

1987 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World by Mildred Pitts Walter

Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World

Mildred Pitts Walter

1986 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton

The People Could Fly

Virginia Hamilton

1985 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Motown and Didi by Walter Dean Myers

Motown and Didi

Walter Dean Myers

1984 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Everett Anderson's Goodbye by Lucille Clifton

Everett Anderson’s Goodbye

Lucille Clifton

1983 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush by Virginia Hamilton

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

Virginia Hamilton

1982 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor

Let the Circle Be Unbroken

Mildred D. Taylor

1981 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

This Life by Sidney Poitier

This Life

Sidney Poitier

1980 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Young Landlords by Walter Dean Myers

Young Landlords

Walter Dean Myers

1979 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Escape to Freedom by Ossie Davis

Escape to Freedom

Ossie Davis

1978 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Africa Dream by Eloise Greenfield

Africa Dream

Eloise Greenfield

1977 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Story of Stevie Wonder by James Haskins

The Story of Stevie Wonder

James Haskins

1976 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Duey's Tale by Pearl Bailey

Duey’s Tale

Pearl Bailey

1975 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

The Legend of Africania by Dorothy Robinson

The Legend of Africania

Dorothy Robinson

1974 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis

Ray Charles

Sharon Bell Mathis

1973 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson by Alfred Duckett

I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson

Alfred Duckett

1972 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

17 Black Artists by Elton Fax

17 Black Artists

Elton Fax

1971 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes by Charlemae Rollins

Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes

Charlemae Rollins

1970 Coretta Scott King Award – Author

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace by Lillie Patterson

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace

Lillie Patterson