[kids-lib] Save the date! OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018 Saturday, January 27, 2018

Lisa TAYLOR lisat at multco.us
Mon Nov 6 14:31:08 PST 2017

Save the date!

OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Multnomah County Central Library, Portland

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
<http://www.ala.org/rt/emiert/cskbookawards> 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.

OLA Mock Coretta Scott King 2018 Book List



   One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes

   Midnight without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

   Before She Was Harriet: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Lesa Cline-Ransome

   Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

   Patina by Jason Reynolds

   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

   Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

   Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia illustrated by
   Frank Morrison



   Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander illustrated by
   Ekua Holmes

   Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes

   Princess and the Peas by Rachel Himes

   Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee!   By Andrea J. Loney.
   Illustrated by Keith Mallett

   Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History by Walter Dean Myers
   illustrated by Floyd Cooper

   Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson

   Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins illustrated by Brian Collier

   In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weatherford. Illustrated by Brian Pinkney

You can find the OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book List on Bibliocommons

Registration information to follow soon.

Questions, please contact OLA Mock Coretta Scott King

Chair, Paige Bentley-Flannery, paigeb at dpls.lib.or.us.


*Lisa Taylor*
Teen Librarian
Multnomah County Library
Gresham Branch
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday
Pronouns: she, her, hers
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