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2017 Books from Coretta Scott King Winners

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We took a look at books coming in 2017 from past Geisel winners, how about authors and illustrators who have won Coretta Scott King awards (including author, illustrator, and new talent)?

If I missed one, let’s hear it in the comments.

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney (May 9)
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When’s My Birthday? by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Christian Robinson (Sept. 5)
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Antoinette by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Christian Robinson
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon (Jan. 24)
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Reign of Outlaws by Kekla Magoon (Oct. 24)
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One Last Word : Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes (Jan. 3)
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Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden (May 30)
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Miles Morales (A Spider-Man Novel) by Jason Reynolds (Aug. 1)
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Patina by Jason Reynolds (Aug. 29)
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Calico Girl by Jerdine Nolen (Feb 14)
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In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Sept. 12)
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Our Story Begins : Your Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Fun, Inspiring, and Occasionally Ridiculous Things They Wrote and Drew as Kids by Various
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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (Oct. 17)
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Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Shadra Strickland (Jan. 31)
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Pathfinders : The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls by Tonya Bolden (Jan. 3)
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A Child’s Book of Prayers and Blessings : From Faiths and Cultures Around the World by Deloris Jordan, illustrated by Shadra Strickland (Sept. 26)
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Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt, Selina Alko, illustrated by Sean Qualls
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The New Kid : The Carver Chronicles, Book Five by Karen English, illustrated by Laura Freeman (Dec. 5)
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Dream March: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport
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The Thumbtack Dancer by Leslie Tyron, illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Aug. 1)
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My Daddy Rules the World : Poems about Dads by Hope Anita Smith (May 16)
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Germs : Fact and Fiction, Friends and Foes by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by James Ransome (Jan 10)
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Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Jun. 13)
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It’s Shoe Time! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book 4) by Bryan Collier (Oct. 24)
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History by Walter Dean Myers, Floyd Cooper
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The Nutcracker in Harlem by T. E. McMorrow, illustrated by James Ransome (Sept. 19)
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The Ring Bearer by Floyd Cooper (Apr. 4)
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Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out! : Games, Songs, and Stories from an African American Childhood by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Jan. 10)
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Muhammad Ali : A Champion Is Born by Gene Barretta, illustrated by Frank Morrison
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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia, illustrations by Frank Morrison (May 9)
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The Playbook : 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander (Feb. 14)
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Cleo Edison Oliver in Persuasion Power by Sundee T. Frazier (Jan. 31)
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A Time to Act : John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech by Shana Corey, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
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It All Comes Down to This by Karen English (Jul. 11)
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Tru & Nelle: A Christmas Tale by G. Neri (Nov. 7)
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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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