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Coretta Scott King Book Awards, Author Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Award is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Committee of the American Library Association’s Ethnic Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT). The award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution. The books promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their
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Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Award is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Committee of the American Library Association’s Ethnic Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT). The award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution. The books promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their
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Carolyn W. Field Award

Carolyn W. Field Award   “The Carolyn W. Field Award was established by the Youth Services Division of the Pennsylvania Library Association to recognize the best books for young people by a Pennsylvania author or illustrator each year.”         Year Call Number Author / Illustrator Title 2016 Susan Campbell Bartoletti Terrible Typhoid Mary 2015 Jonathan Auxier The Night Gardener 2014 JUV
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Newbery Award Winners

“The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” Year Call Number Author / Illustrator Title 2017 JUV FIC Kelly Barnhill, author The Girl Who Drank the Moon 2016 JUV
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Caldecott Award Winners

“The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.” Year Call Number Author / Illustrator Title 2017 j 921 BASQUIAT Javaka Steptoe, author and illustrator Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat 2016 jE Lindsay Mattick, author Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear Sophie Blackall, illustrator 2015
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