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Coretta Scott King Book Awards

med-king.pngDesigned to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding books for young adults and children by African American authors and illustrators that reflect the African American experience.

2022

Author Award Winner

Unspeakable : The Tulsa Race Massacre
Unspeakable : The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history --Provided by publisher.

Illustrator Award Winner

Unspeakable : The Tulsa Race Massacre
Unspeakable : The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history --Provided by publisher.