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Coretta Scott King AwardCoretta Scott King Award<div class="ExternalClassCB0B44FAD993433AB08E75D131D026CB"><p>​The <a href="http://www.ala.org/emiert/cskbookawards" target="_blank">Coretta Scott King Award</a> is given annually by the <a href="http://www.ala.org/" target="_blank">American Library Association</a> to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. Featured here are award winners from 2000 to present.<br></p></div>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of SoulR-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of SoulWeatherford, Carole Boston 60001502021 Illustrator AwardBook9781534452282https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=R-E-S-P-E-C-T:%20Aretha%20Franklin,%20the%20Queen%20of%20Soul&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Carole%20Boston%20Weatherford&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=7
Before the Ever AfterBefore the Ever AfterWoodson, Jacqueline 60479112021 Author AwardBook9780399545436https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Before%20the%20Ever%20After&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Jacqueline%20Woodson&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=6
The undefeatedThe undefeatedAlexander, Kwame, author.56337002020 Illustrator AwardBook9781328780966https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=The%20undefeated&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
New kidNew kidCraft, Jerry, author, illustrator.55928172020 Author AwardBook9780062691200https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=New%20kid&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
The stuff of starsThe stuff of starsBauer, Marion Dane, author.54777812019 Illustrator AwardBook9780763678838https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=The%20stuff%20of%20stars&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919Hartfield, Claire, author.56292072019 Author AwardBook9780544785137https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=A%20few%20red%20drops%20:%20the%20Chicago%20Race%20Riot%20of%201919&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Mama Africa! : how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her songMama Africa! : how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her songErskine, Kathryn, author.49182342018 Illustrator AwardBook9780374303013https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Mama%20Africa!%20:%20how%20Miriam%20Makeba%20spread%20hope%20with%20her%20song&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Piecing me togetherPiecing me togetherWatson, Renée, author.46685032018 Author AwardBook9781681191058https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Piecing%20me%20together&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
March. Book threeMarch. Book threeLewis, John, 1940 February 21- author.45075222017 Author AwardBook9781603094023https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=March.%20Book%20three&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Trombone ShortyTrombone ShortyAndrews, Troy, author.40051902016 Illustrator AwardBook9781419714658 (hardcover)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Trombone%20Shorty&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Gone crazy in AlabamaGone crazy in AlabamaWilliams-Garcia, Rita, author.40161342016 Author AwardBook9780062215871https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Gone%20crazy%20in%20Alabama&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebirdFirebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebirdCopeland, Misty.41013342015 Illustrator AwardBook9780399166150 (hardback)
Brown girl dreamingBrown girl dreamingWoodson, Jacqueline.40999702015 Author AwardBook9780399252518https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Brown%20girl%20dreaming&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Knock knock : my dad's dream for meKnock knock : my dad's dream for meBeaty, Daniel.40991652014 Illustrator AwardBook9780316209175 (hbk.)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Knock%20knock%20:%20my%20dad's%20dream%20for%20me&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
P.S. Be elevenP.S. Be elevenWilliams-Garcia, Rita.40721672014 Author AwardBook9780061938627 (trade bdg.)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=P.S.%20Be%20eleven&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
I, too, am AmericaI, too, am AmericaHughes, Langston, 1902-196735771042013 Illustrator AwardBook1442420081https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=I,%20too,%20am%20America&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Hand in hand : ten Black men who changed AmericaHand in hand : ten Black men who changed AmericaPinkney, Andrea Davis.40397492013 Author AwardBook9781423142577 (hbk.)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Hand%20in%20hand%20:%20ten%20Black%20men%20who%20changed%20America&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
UndergroundUndergroundEvans, Shane.40293442012 Illustrator AwardBook9781596435384 (hc)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Underground&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Heart and soul : the story of America and African AmericansHeart and soul : the story of America and African AmericansNelson, Kadir.39347592012 Author AwardBook9780061730740 (trade bdg.)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Heart%20and%20soul%20:%20the%20story%20of%20America%20and%20African%20Americans&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Dave the potter : artist, poet, slaveDave the potter : artist, poet, slaveHill, Laban Carrick.44101832011 Illustrator AwardBook031610731Xhttps://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Dave%20the%20potter%20:%20artist,%20poet,%20slave&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
One crazy summerOne crazy summerWilliams-Garcia, Rita.40337322011 Author AwardBook9780060760885https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=One%20crazy%20summer&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
My peopleMy peopleHughes, Langston, 1902-196736207552010 Illustrator AwardBook9781416935407https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=My%20people&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshalBad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshalNelson, Vaunda Micheaux.39641692010 Author AwardBook9780822567646 (reinforced)
The blacker the berry : poemsThe blacker the berry : poemsThomas, Joyce Carol.44498912009 Illustrator AwardBook0060253754https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=The%20blacker%20the%20berry%20:%20poems&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseballWe are the ship : the story of Negro League baseballNelson, Kadir.44698622009 Author AwardBook0786808322https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=We%20are%20the%20ship%20:%20the%20story%20of%20Negro%20League%20baseball&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Let it shine : three favorite spiritualsLet it shine : three favorite spirituals36723042008 Illustrator AwardBook0689847327https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Let%20it%20shine%20:%20three%20favorite%20spirituals&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Elijah of BuxtonElijah of BuxtonCurtis, Christopher Paul.39920022008 Author AwardBook0439023440https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Elijah%20of%20Buxton&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedomMoses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedomWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-39932852007 Illustrator AwardBook0786851759https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Moses%20:%20when%20Harriet%20Tubman%20led%20her%20people%20to%20freedom&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Copper sunCopper sunDraper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)44293302007 Author AwardBook0689821816https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Copper%20sun&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
RosaRosaGiovanni, Nikki.40098692006 Illustrator AwardBook0805071067 (hc : alk. paper)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Rosa&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Ellington was not a streetEllington was not a streetShange, Ntozake.40700282005 Illustrator AwardBook0689828845https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Ellington%20was%20not%20a%20street&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Beautiful blackbirdBeautiful blackbirdBryan, Ashley.44243882004 Illustrator AwardBook0689847319https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Beautiful%20blackbird&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
The first part lastThe first part lastJohnson, Angela, 1961-39137192004 Author AwardBook0689849222https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=The%20first%20part%20last&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Bronx masqueradeBronx masqueradeGrimes, Nikki.38037482003 Author AwardBook0803725698https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Bronx%20masquerade&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Goin' someplace specialGoin' someplace specialMcKissack, Pat, 1944-201739928212002 Illustrator AwardBook0689818858 (alk. paper)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Goin'%20someplace%20special&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
The landThe landTaylor, Mildred D.42984022002 Author AwardBook0142501468https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=The%20land&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Miracle's boysMiracle's boysWoodson, Jacqueline.37351362001 Author AwardBook0399231137https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Miracle's%20boys&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
In the time of the drumsIn the time of the drumsSiegelson, Kim L.37443962000 Illustrator AwardBook078680436Xhttps://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=In%20the%20time%20of%20the%20drums&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Bud, not BuddyBud, not BuddyCurtis, Christopher Paul.40355672000 Author AwardBook9780385323062https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Keyword&term=Bud,%20not%20Buddy&by=TI&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=MAT=*&query=&page=0&searchid=1
Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel BasquiatRadiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel BasquiatJavaka Steptoe 4580388Book9780316213882<div class="ExternalClassBAAAEC6F1F0F4ABEBB7CD2CDC8471F70"><p>2017 Illustator Award<br><br></p></div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Radiant%20child%20:%20the%20story%20of%20young%20artist%20Jean-Michel%20Basquiat&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Javaka%20Steptoe&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=2