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3. 2020 Award Winning Books

Coretta Scott King Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually 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.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.

2020 Coretta Scott King Award Winners

2020 Author Winner and Honor Books:

2020 Illustrator Winner and Honor Books:

2020 John Steptoe Award for New Talent (Author)

2020 John Steptoe Award for New Talent (Illustrator)

2019 Coretta Scott King Award Winners

2019 Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Medal and Honor Winners