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What books are eligible for the Coretta Scott King award?

What books are eligible for the Coretta Scott King award?

The Criteria of the award is as follows:

  • Must portray some aspect of the black experience, past, present, or future.
  • Must be written/illustrated by an African American.
  • Must be published in the U.S. in the year preceding presentation of the Award.
  • Must be an original work.

Who gives out the Coretta Scott King award?

the American Library Association’s Social
It is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Task Force of the American Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Round Table.

Who was Coretta Scott King married to why did she establish this award who does her award aim to honor what are some of the names of past award winning books?

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.

How old is Jackie Woodson?

58 years (February 12, 1963)
Jacqueline Woodson/Age

Jacqueline Woodson was born on February 12, 1963 (age 58) in Ohio, United States. She is a celebrity author. Her popular books are Brown Girl Dreaming (2014), Another Brooklyn (2016), Each Kindness (2012), The Day You Begin (2018) and Show Way (2005).

How does the Coretta Scott King Award work?

Winning books receive a medal; honor books receive a certificate. Winning and honor books are identified by the presence on their covers of the Coretta Scott King Award Seal. The original seal was designed by artist Lev Mills in 1974, with a bronze seal on winning books and a pewter seal on honor books.

What are some of Coretta Scott King’s best books?

Coretta Scott King Award Winning Books 1 Heart and Soul: The Story of America and 2 Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodso 2 P.S. Be Eleven (Gaither Sisters, #2) by 4 One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1) b 5 Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper (Goodread

When did Coretta Scott King get the Virginia Hamilton Award?

In addition, the Coretta Scott King Awards committee has given the Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, starting in 2010, and beginning in 1996 an occasional John Steptoe Award for New Talent.

How does a book score on Goodreads work?

A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. saving… Error rating book.

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