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Corretta Scott King Award Winning Books and Authors
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2009 Award Winners

Author Award Winner
  • Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (Disney-Jump at the Sun, an imprint of Disney Book Group)
Illustrator Award Winner
  • Floyd Cooper, illustrator of The Blacker the Berry, written by Joyce Carol Thomas (Joanna Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)
Author Honor
  • Hope Anita Smith, author of Keeping the Night Watch (Henry Holt and Company)
  • Joyce Carol Thomas, author of The Blacker the Berry, illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Joanna Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)
  • Carole Boston Weatherford, author of Becoming Billie Holiday (Wordsong, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, Inc.)
Illustrator Honor
  • Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (Disney-Jump at the Sun, an imprint of Disney Book Group)
  • Jerry Pinkney, illustrator of The Moon Over Star, written by Diana Hutts Aston (Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group)
  • Sean Qualls, illustrator of Before John Was a Jazz Giant, by Carole Boston Weatherford (Henry Holt and Company)

John Steptoe Award for New Talent

  • Shadra Strickland, illustrator of Bird, written by Zetta Elliott (Lee & Low Books) 
 
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