2013 Award Winners
Author Award Winner
- Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, published by Disney/Jump at the Sun Books, an imprint of Disney Book Group.
Illustrator Award Winner
- Bryan Collier, illustrator of I, Too, Am America, published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.
- Jacqueline Woodson, author of Each Kindness, illustrated by E. B. Lewis, and published by Nancy Paulsen Books, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group
- Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, author of No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Micheaux, Harlem Bookseller, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, and published by Carolrhoda Lab, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.
- Daniel Minter, illustrator of Ellen’s Broom, written by Kelly Starling Lyons, and published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group
- Christopher Myers, illustrator and author of H. O. R. S. E., published by Egmont USA
- Kadir Nelson, illustrator of I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., written by Martin Luther King, Jr., and published by Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
John Steptoe Award for New Talent
No award presented
Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement
- Demetria Tucker, Family and youth services librarian for the Pearl Bailey Library, a branch of the Newport News (Va.) Public Library System