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Corretta Scott King Award Winning Books and Authors
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1998 Award Winners Print Page

1998 Award Winners

Author Award Winner

  • Sharon M. Draper, author of Forged by Fire (Atheneum)

Illustrator Award Winner

  • Javaka Steptoe, illustrator of In Daddy’s Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers, written by Alan Schroeder (Lee & Low)

Author Honor 

  • James Haskins, author of Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement (Hyperion)
  • Joyce Hansen, author of I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl (Scholastic)

Illustrator Honor 

  • Ashley Bryan, author and illustrator of Ashley Bryan’s ABC of African American Poetry (Jean Karl/Atheneum)
  • Christopher Myers, illustrator of Harlem, written by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)
  • Baba Wagué Diakité, illustrator of The Hunterman and the Crocodile (Scholastic)

John Steptoe Award for New Talent

No award presented.


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