Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award 2016

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: Troy Andrews
2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award - Winner
A Grammy-nominated headliner for the New Orleans Jazz Fest describes his childhood in Tremé and how he came to be a bandleader by age six.
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Author: Matt de la Peña
2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award - Honor
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
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Author: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award - Honor
Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.