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Corretta Scott King Award Winning Books and Authors
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Coretta Scott King Award


Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.

The award is designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. 

Coretta Scott King Book Award-winning Authors, Illustrators, & Books

A Curriculum Resource Center

  • Hear directly from African American authors and illustrators as they talk about and read from their books.
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  • Teach the Coretta Scott King Book Award-winning books with this free, online collection of primary source materials and lesson plans. 

Coretta Scott King Book Awards Educational Resources


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