Coretta Scot King Awards


Author Award

Year Author Title
2014 Williams-Garcia, Rita P.S. Be Eleven
Lewis, John / Aydin,   Andrew March: Book One
Myers, Walter Dean Darius & Twig
Grimes, Nikki Words with Wings
2013 Pinkney, Andrea Davis Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Woodson, Jacqueline Each Kindness
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Micheaux, Harlem Bookseller
2012 Nelson, Kadir Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
Greenfield, Eloise The Great Migration: Journey to the North
McKissack, Patricia C. Never Forgotten
2011 Williams-Garcia, Rita One Crazy Summer
Myers, Walter Dean Lockdown
Neri, G. Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
Rhodes, Jewell Parker Ninth Ward
2010 Nelson, Vaunda  Micheaux Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Davis, Tanita S. Mare’s War
2009 Nelson, Kadir We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
Smith, Hope Anita Keeping the Night Watch
Thomas, Joyce Carol The Blacker the Berry
Weatherford, Carole Boston Becoming Billie Holiday
2008 Curtis, Christopher Paul Elijah of Buxton
Draper, Sharon M. November Blues
Smith, Jr., Charles R. Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
2007 Draper, Sharon Copper Sun
Grimes, Nikki The Road to Paris
2006 Lester, Julius Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue
Bolden, Tonya Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl
Grimes, Nikki Dark Sons
Nelson, Marilyn A Wreath for Emmett Till
2005 Morrison, Toni Remember: The Journey to School Integration
Moses, Shelia P. The Legend of Buddy Bush
Flake, Sharon G. Who Am I Without Him? Short Stories About Girls and the Boys in Their Lives
Nelson, Marilyn Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem
2004 Johnson, Angela The First Part Last
Draper, Sharon The Battle of Jericho
Woodson, Jacqueline Locomotion
McKissack, Patricia & Fredrick Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States
2003 Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade
Woods, Brenda The Red Rose Box
Grimes, Nikki Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
2002 Taylor, Mildred The Land
Flake, Sharon G. Money-Hungry
Nelson, Marilyn Carver: A Life in Poems
2001 Woodson, Jacqueline Miracle’s Boys
Pinkney, Andrea Davis Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters
2000 Curtis, Christopher Paul Bud, Not Buddy
English, Karen Francie
McKissack, Patricia C. & Frederick L. Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers
Myers, Walter Dean Monster