2015 Award Winners
2015 Author Award Winner
The 2015 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Author Winner is given to Jacqueline Woodson, author of “brown girl dreaming.”
2015 Illustrator Award Winner
The 2015 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Illustrator Winner is given to Christopher Myers, illustrator of “Firebird.".
2015 John Steptoe Award for New Talent
The 2015 John Steptoe Award for New Talent is given to Jason Reynolds, author of "When I Was the Greatest,” published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.
2015 Author Honor
“The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
“How I Discovered Poetry” by Marilyn Nelson, illustrated by Hadley Hooper and published by Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.
“How It Went Down” by Kekla Magoon, and published by Henry Holt and Company, LLC.