Coretta Scott King Awards Winners 2016


Be sure to read the first two in the series as well!

Gone Crazy in Alabama written by Rita Williams-Garcia, is the King Author Book winner.

Three King Author Honor Books were selected: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely,  The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds  and X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon.

gone1Trombone Shorty illustrated by Bryan Collier, is the King Illustrator Book winner. The book was written by Troy Andrews and Bill Taylor.

Two King Illustrator Honor Books were selected: The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Last Stop on Market Street illustrated by Christian Robinson, written by Matt de la Pena.