Medal imageCoretta Scott King Book Award Winners

Date Title Author and Illustrator
2005 Remember: The Journey to School Integration Author - Toni Morrision
2005 Elllington Was Not a Street Illustrator - Kadir Nelson
2004 The First Part Last Author - Angela Johnson
2004 Beautiful Blackbird Illustrator - Ashley Bryan
2003 Bronx Masquerade Author - Nikki Grimes
2003 Talkin' about Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman Illustrator - E. B. Lewis
2002 The Land Author - Mildren Taylor
2002 Goin' Someplace Special Illustrator - Jerry Pinkney
2001 Miracle's Boys Author - Jacqueline Woodsen
2001 Uptown Illustrator - Bryan Collier
2000 Bud Not Buddy Author - Christopher paul Curtis
2000 In the Time of teh Drums Illustrator - Brian Pinkney
1999 Heaven Author - Angela Johnson
1999 i see the rhythm Illustration - Michele Wood
1998 Forged by Fire Author - Sharon M. Draper
1998 In Daddy's Arms I am Tall Illustrator - Javaka Steptoe
1997 Slam! Author - Walter Dean Myers
1997 Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman Illustrator - Jerry Pinkney
1996 Her Stories Author - Virginia Hamilton, Illustrator Leo and Diane Dillon
1996 The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo Illustrator - Tom Feelings
1995 Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters Author -Christopher Paul Curtis
1995 The Creation Illustrator - James E. Ransome
1994 Toning the Sweep Author - Angela Johnson
1994 Soul Looks Back in Wonder Illustrator -Tom Feelings
1993 Dark Thirty Southern Tales of the Supernatural Author - Patricia McKissack
1993 The Origin of Life on Earth Illustrator - Kathleen Atkins Wilson
1992 Now is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom Author - Walter Dean Myers
1992 Tar Beach Illustrator - Faith Ringhold
1991 Road to Memphis Author - Mildred D. Taylor
1991 Aida Illustrator - Diane and Leo Dillon
1990 Long Hard Journey Author - Patricia and Frederick McKissack
1990 Nathaniel Talking Illustrator - Jan S. Gilchrest
1989 Fallen Angels Author - Walter Dean Myers
1989 Mirandy and Brother Wind Author - Jerry Pinkney
1988 Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Author - John Steptoe
1988 What a Morning Author - Ashley Bryan
1987 Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World Author - Mildred Pitts Walter
1987 Half a Moon and One Whole Star Author - Crescent Dragonwagon, Illustrator - Jerry Pinkney
1986 The People Could Fly Author - Virginia Hamilton
1986 Patchwork Quilt Author - by Valerie Flournoy, Illustrator - Jerry Pinkney
1985 Motown and Didi Author - Walter Dean Myers
1984 Everett Anderson's Goodbye Author - Lucille Clifton
1984 Mama Needs Me Author - Mildred Pitts Walter, Illustrator - Pat Cummings
1983 Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush Author - Virginia Hamilton
1983 Black Child Author - Peter Magubane
1982 Let the Circle Be Unbroken Author - Mildred Taylor
1982 Mother Crocodile Author - Birago Diop, Illustrator - John Steptoe
1981 This Life Author - Sidney Poitier
1981 Beat the Story- Drum, Pum-Pum Author - Ashley Bryan
1980 Young Landlords Author - Myers, Walter Dean
1980 Cornrows Author - Camille Yarbrough, Illustrator - Carole Byard
1979 Escape to Freedom Author - Davis, Ossie
1979 Something on My Mind Author - Tom Feelings
1978 The Africa Dream Author - Eloise Greenfiel, and Cole Byard
1977 The Story of Stevie Wonder Author - Jame sHaskins
1976 Duey's Tale Author - Pearl Bailey
1975 The Legend of Africania Author - Dorothy Robinson and Herbert Temple
1974 Ray Charles Author - Sharon Bell Mathi and George Ford
1973 I Never Had it Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson Author - Alfred Duckett
1972 Seventeen Black Artists Author - Elton C. Fax

 

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