Coretta Scott Author Award and Honor Books by Title

Africa Dream, by Eloise Greenfield. Winner, 1978. : Young Man with a Mission, by James Haskins. Honor, 1980. Another Way to Dance, by Martha Southgate. New Talent, 1997. Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave, by Virginia Hamilton. Honor, 1989. , by James Haskins. Honor, 1978. The Battle of Jericho, by Sharon M. Draper. Honor, 2004. : Behind the Scenes of the , by James Haskins. Honor, 1998. Because We Are, by Mildred Pitts Walter. Honor, 1984. , by Carole Weatherford. Honor, 2009. The Bells of Christmas, by Virginia Hamilton. Honor, 1990. Benjamin Banneker: Genius of Early America, by Lillie Patterson. Honor, 1979. Black Dance in America: A History through Its People, by James Haskins. Honor, 1991. Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues, by Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack Jr. Honor, 1995. Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers, by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. Honor, 2000. Black Means . . . , by Barney Grossman with Gladys Groom. Honor, 1971. Black Troubadour: , by Charlemae Rollins. Winner, 1971. The Blacker the Berry: Poems, by Joyce Carol Thomas. Honor, 2009. Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of ’s African Burial Ground, by Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan. Honor, 1999. Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It, by Sundee T. Frazier. New Talent, 2008. Bright Shadow, by Joyce Carol Thomas. Honor, 1984. Bronx Masquerade, by Nikki Grimes. Winner, 2003. Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea, by Joyce Carol Thomas. Honor, 1994. Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis. Winner, 2000. The Captive, by Joyce Hansen. Honor, 1995. Carver: A Life in Poems, by Marilyn Nelson. Honor, 2002. Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir, by Eloise Greenfield and Lessie Jones Little. Honor, 1980. Chill Wind, by Janet McDonald. New Talent, 2003. Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters, by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. Winner, 1995. Circle of Gold, by Candy Dawson Boyd. Honor, 1985. Copper Sun, by Sharon M. Draper. Winner, 2007. , by Lillie Patterson. Honor, 1978. Dark Sons, by Nikki Grimes. Honor, 2006. The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, by Patricia C. McKissack. Winner, 1993. Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue, by Julius Lester. Winner, 2006.

From The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970–2009, 4th ed., edited by Henrietta M. Smith (: American Library Association, 2009).

1 Days of : The End of in the , by Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World, by Mildred Pitts Walter. Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. Honor, Winner, 1987. 2004. Keeping the Night Watch, by Hope Anita Smith. Honor, 2009. The Days When the Animals Talked: Black American Folktales The Land, by Mildred D. Taylor. Winner, 2002. and How They Came to Be, by William J. Faulkner. Honor, The Legend of Africania, by Dorothy Robinson. Winner, 1975. 1978. The Legend of Buddy Bush, by Shelia P. Moses. Honor, 2005. Don’t Explain: A Song of Billie Holiday, by Alexis De Veaux. , by James Haskins. Honor, 1984. Honor, 1981. Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, by Andrea Don’t You Remember? by Lucille Clifton. Honor, 1974. Davis Pinkney. Honor, 2001. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Man of Peace, by Lillie Patterson. Let the Circle Be Unbroken, by Mildred D. Taylor. Winner, Winner, 1970. 1982. Duey’s Tale, by Pearl Bailey. Winner, 1976. Let the Lion Eat Straw, by Ellease Southerland. Honor, 1980. The Ebony Book of Black Achievement, by Margaret Peters. Like Sisters on the Home Front, by Rita Williams-Garcia. Honor, Honor, 1971. 1996. Elijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis. Winner, 2008. Lion and the Ostrich Chicks and Other African Folk Tales, by An Enchanted Hair Tale, by Alexis De Veaux. Honor, 1988. . Honor, 1987. Escape to Freedom: A Play about Young , by A Little Love, by Virginia Hamilton. Honor, 1985. . Winner, 1979. Locomotion, by . Honor, 2004. Everett Anderson’s Friend, by Lucille Clifton. Honor, 1977. A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, by Everett Anderson’s Goodbye, by Lucille Clifton. Winner, 1984. Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. Every Man Heart Lay Down, by Lorenz Graham. Honor, 1971. Winner, 1990. Fallen Angels, by . Winner, 1989. Lou in the Limelight, by Kristin Hunter. Honor, 1982. Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff, by Walter Dean Myers. Honor, The Magical Adventures of Pretty Pearl, by Virginia Hamilton. 1976. Honor, 1984. , by . Winner, 2004. : By Any Means Necessary, by Walter Dean Myers. Forged by Fire, by Sharon M. Draper. Winner, 1998. Honor, 1994. Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem, by Marilyn Nelson. Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, by Tonya Honor, 2005. Bolden. Honor, 2006. Francie, by Karen English. Honor, 2000. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Freedom Movement, by Lillie The Friendship, by Mildred D. Taylor. Winner, 1988. Patterson. Honor, 1990. From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun, by Jacqueline Woodson. Marvin and Tige, by Frankcina Glass. Honor, 1978. Honor, 1996. Mary: An Autobiography, by Mary E. Mebane. Honor, 1982. Guests in the Promised Land, by Kristin Hunter. Honor, 1974. Mary Jo’s Grandmother, by Janice May Udry. Honor, 1971. Heaven, by Angela Johnson. Winner, 1999. Mary McLeod Bethune, by Eloise Greenfield. Honor, 1978. Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales and True Miracle’s Boys, by Jacqueline Woodson. Winner, 2001. Tales, by Virginia Hamilton. Winner, 1996. Mississippi Challenge, by Mildred Pitts Walter. Honor, 1993. A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ but a Sandwich, by Alice Childress. Honor, Missy Violet and Me, by Barbara Hathaway. New Talent, 2005. 1974. Money Hungry, by Sharon G. Flake. Honor, 2002. I Am a Black Woman, by . Honor, 1971. , by Walter Dean Myers. Honor, 2000. I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This, by Jacqueline Woodson. Honor, Motown and Didi: A Love Story, by Walter Dean Myers. 1995. Winner, 1985. I Have a Sister, My Sister Is Deaf, by Jeanne Whitehouse Movin’ on Up: Pop Gordy Tells His Story, by Berry Gordy Sr. Peterson. Honor, 1979. Honor, 1980. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by . Honor, Ms. Africa: Profiles of Modern African Women, by Louise Crane. 1971. Honor, 1974. I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of , by Mukasa, by John Nagenda. Honor, 1974. Alfred Duckett. Winner, 1973. Nathaniel Talking, by Eloise Greenfield. Honor, 1990. I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Night on Neighborhood Street, by Eloise Greenfield. Honor, Freed Girl, by Joyce Hansen. Honor, 1998. 1992. James Van DerZee: The Picture Takin’ Man, by James Haskins. November , by Sharon M. Draper. Honor, 2008. Honor, 1980. Now Is Your Time! The African American Struggle for Freedom, by Jazmin’s Notebook, by Nikki Grimes. Honor, 1999. Walter Dean Myers. Winner, 1992. Jimi & Me, by Jaime Adoff. New Talent, 2006. The Other Side: Shorter Poems, by Angela Johnson. Honor, Julius K. Nyerere: Teacher of Africa, by Shirley Graham. Honor, 1999. 1976. , by Eloise Greenfield. Honor, 1976. Junius over Far, by Virginia Hamilton. Honor, 1986. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, by Virginia Justice and Her Brothers, by Virginia Hamilton. Honor, 1979. Hamilton. Winner, 1986.

From The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970–2009, 4th ed., edited by Henrietta M. Smith (Chicago: American Library Association, 2009).

2 3 Portia: The Life of Portia Washington Pittman, the Daughter of The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, by Julius Booker T. Washington, by Ruth Ann Stewart. Honor, 1978. Lester. Honor, 1988. Quiz Book on Black America, by Clarence N. Blake and Donald Talkin’ about Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman, by F. Martin. Honor, 1977. Nikki Grimes. Honor, 2003. Rainbow Jordan, by Alice Childress. Honor, 1982. Tears of a Tiger, by Sharon M. Draper. New Talent, 1995. Ray Charles, by Sharon Bell Mathis. Winner, 1974. A Thief in the Village and Other Stories, by James Berry. Honor, Rebels against Slavery: American Slave Revolts, by Patricia C. 1989. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. Honor, 1997. This Life, by . Winner, 1981. The Red Rose Box, by Brenda Woods. Honor, 2003. This Strange New Feeling, by Julius Lester. Honor, 1983. Remember: The Journey to School Integration, by . Toning the Sweep, by Angela Johnson. Winner, 1994. Winner, 2005. Trouble’s Child, by Mildred Pitts Walter. Honor, 1986. The Road to Memphis, by Mildred D. Taylor. Winner, 1991. Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of , by Charles The Road to Paris, by Nikki Grimes. Honor, 2007. R. Smith Jr. Honor, 2008. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor. Honor, Unbought and Unbossed, by . Honor, 1971. 1977. The Voice of the Children, by June Jordan and Terri Bush. 17 Black Artists, by Elton Fax. Winner, 1972. Honor, 1971. The Skates of Uncle Richard, by Carol Fenner. Honor, 1979. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, by Christopher Paul The Skin I’m In, by Sharon G. Flake. New Talent, 1999. Curtis. Honor, 1996. Slam! by Walter Dean Myers. Winner, 1997. The Way a Door Closes, by Hope Anita Smith. New Talent, : Ain’t I a Woman, by Patricia C. McKissack and 2004. Fredrick L. McKissack. Honor, 1993. We Are the Ship: The Story of , by Kadir Somewhere in the Darkness, by Walter Dean Myers. Honor, 1993. Nelson. Winner, 2009. Song of the Trees, by Mildred D. Taylor. Honor, 1977. When I Am Old with You, by Angela Johnson. Honor, 1991. Standing against the Wind, by Traci L. Jones. New Talent, 2007. Which Way Freedom? by Joyce Hansen. Honor, 1987. The Story of , by James Haskins. Winner, 1977. Who Am I without Him? by Sharon G. Flake. Honor, 2005. Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, by Virginia Hamilton. Winner, A Wreath for , by Marilyn Nelson. Honor, 2006. 1983. The Young Landlords, by Walter Dean Myers. Winner, 1980.

From The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970–2009, 4th ed., edited by Henrietta M. Smith (Chicago: American Library Association, 2009).

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