African American History: Coretta Scott King awards
Recognizing outstanding books for young people by African American writers and illustrators.

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Elijah of Buxton by Curtis, Christopher Paul
Notes: 2008 Author Award Winner.
ISBN: 9780439023443
Publisher: Scholastic
Published: 2007
Callnumber: j Fiction
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We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Nelson, Kadir
Notes: 2009 Author Award Winner tells the story of Negro League players with gorgeous illustrations.
ISBN: 9780786808328
Publisher: Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children
Published: 2008
Callnumber: j796.3576 N334w
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Copper Sun by Draper, Sharon
Notes: This 2007 Author Award winner is an intense family drama.
ISBN: 9781416953487
Publisher: Atheneum
Published: 2006
Pages: 302 pp
Callnumber: Fiction
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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Weatherford, Carole Boston and Kadir Nelson
Notes: This 2007 Illustrator Award winner features luminous paintings by Kadir Nelson.
ISBN: 0786851759
Publisher: Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children
Published: 2006
Callnumber: jE 973.7115 T79w
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Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshall by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Notes: Winner of the 2010 Author Award, this is a biography of a Deputy U.S. Marshall in the Wild West.
ISBN: 9780822567646
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Published: 2009
Callnumber: j363.282 R259N
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One Crazy Summer by Williams-Garcia, Rita
Notes: Winner of the 2011 Author Award, this novel tells the story of two girls in 1968 Oakland and the mother they barely know.
ISBN: 9780060760885
Publisher: Amistad
Published: 2010
Callnumber: jFiction
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Dave, the Potter by Hill, Laban Carrick and Bryan Collier
Notes: Winner of the 2011 Illustrator Award, this touching story tells the story of Dave, a potter, a poet, and a slave.
ISBN: 9780316107310
Publisher: Little, Brown
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My People by Hughes, Langston and Charles R. Smith
Notes: Winner of the 2010 Illustrator Award.
ISBN: 9781416935407
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Hughes, Langston and E.B. Lewis
Notes: 2010 Illustrator Award Honor Book, this picture book sets Hughes's famous poem against beautiful watercolor backdrops.
ISBN: 9780786818679
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The Blacker the Berry by Thomas, Joyce Carol and Floyd Cooper
Notes: 2009 Illustrator Award. A collection of poems, including "Golden Goodness," "Cranberry Red," and "Biscuit Brown," celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.
ISBN: 9780060253752