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Corretta Scott King Award Winning Books and Authors
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1999 Award Winners

Author Award Winner

  • Angela Johnson, author of Heaven (Simon & Schuster)

Illustrator Award Winner

  • Michele Wood, illustrator of I See the Rhythm, written by Toyomi Igus (Children’s Book Press)

Author Honor 

  • Nikki Grimes, author of Jazmin’s Notebook (Dial Books)
  • Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan, authors of Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York’s African Burial Ground (Henry Holt and Company)
  • Angela Johnson, author of The Other Side: Shorter Poems (Orchard Books)

Illustrator Honor

  • Floyd Cooper, illustrator of I Have Heard of a Land, written by Joyce Carol Thomas (Joanna Cotler Books/HarperCollins)
  • E. B. Lewis, illustrator of The Bat Boy and His Violin, written by Gavin Curtis (Simon & Schuster)
  • Brian Pinkney, illustrator of Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Hyperion Books for Children)

John Steptoe Award for New Talent

  • Sharon Flake, author of The Skin I'm In (Jump at the Sun/Hyperion)
  • Eric Velasquez, illustrator of The Piano Man, written by Debbie Chocolate (Walker Books for Young Readers)
 
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