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Coretta Scott King Author Book Award Winners

About This Award

This award was designed "to commemorate and foster the life, works and dreams" of

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor his wife Coretta Scott King "for her courage and determination to continue his work for peace and world brotherhood."  Each year the award is given to an African American author who has published a book that will be an outstanding, inspirational, and educational contribution to children's literature. Honor books for this award can be found on the American Library Association’s website under Grants & Awards:  http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/index.cfm

Books in Other Libraries

Few libraries will have all the books you need at the time you need them. 

The Other Libraries link on the UALR Ottenheimer Library Web site helps you locate books in area libraries.  Select a library from the list and search their online catalog for the book you want.