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Children's Book Awards: Coretta Scott King Book Award

A guide to identifying and locating Newbery Medal, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Book Award winners.

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Coretta Scott King Book Award

Coretta Scott King Award

According to the American Library Assocation website: "The award (or awards) is given to an African American author, as well as illustrator, for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution. The works promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream. The Award is further designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood."

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Coretta Scott King Award books in the CRC

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