Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards 2013

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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.

The award is designed 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 and world brotherhood.

Author Award Winner

Hand in Hand: Ten Black men who Changed America

by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator Awards Winner

I, Too, Am America

by Langston Hughes
Illustrator Awards Honor Books


by Christopher Myers