Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award 2011

Recognizing an African American Illustrator of outstanding books for children

Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.

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Author: Bryan Collier
2011 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award - Winner

Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave who went on to become an influential poet, artist, and potter. Written by Laban Carrick Hill and Illustrated by Bryan Collier.

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Author: Gary Golio
2011 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award - Honor

Before he became one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Jimi Hendrix was a boy who loved to paint and listen to records, and who asked himself an unusual question: could someone paint pictures with sound?