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Coretta Scott King Award Books
2005 Remember: The Journey to School Integration Toni Morrison
2004 The First Part Last Angela Johnson
2003 Bronx Masquerade Nikki Grimes
2002 The Land Mildred Taylor
2001 Miracle's Boys Jacqueline Woodson
2000 Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis
1999 Heaven Angela Johnson
1998 Forged By Fire Sharon M. Draper
1997 Slam Walter Dean Myers
1996 Her Stories Virginia Hamilton
1995 Christmas in the Big House, Christmas In the Quarters Patricia McKissack; Fredrick McKissack
1994 Toning the Sweep Angela Johnson
1993 The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Patricia McKissack
1992 Now is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle For Freedom Walter D. Myers
1991 The Road To Memphis Mildred Taylor
1990 A Long Hard Journey: The Story Of the Pullman Porter Patricia McKissack; Fredrick McKissack
1989 Fallen Angels Walter Dean Myers
1988 The Friendship Mildred Taylor
1987 Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World Mildred Pitts Walter
1986 The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales Virginia Hamilton
1985 Motown and Didi: A Love Story Walter Dean Myers
1984 Everett Anderson's Goodbye Lucille Clifton
1983 Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush Virginia Hamilton
1982 Let the Circle Be Unbroken Mildred Taylor
1981 This Life Sidney Poitier
1980 The Young Landlords Walter D. Myers
1979 Escape to Freedom Ossie Davis
1978 African Dream Eloise Greenfield
1977 The Story of Stevie Wonder James Haskins
1976 Duey's Tale Pearl Bailey
1975 The Legend of Africania Dorothy Robinson
1974 Ray Charles Sharon Mathis
1973 I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography Of Jackie Robinson Alfred Duckett
1972 Seventeen Black Artists Elton Fax
1971Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes Charlemae Rollins
1970Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Man of PeaceLillie Patterson

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards

2005 Ellington Was Not a Street Kadir Nelson (illustrator); Ntozake Shange (author)
2004 Beautiful Blackbird Ashley Bryan (illustrator and author)
2003 Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman E.B. Lewis
2002 Goin' Someplace Special Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator); Patricia McKissack (author)
2001 Uptown Bryan Collier
2000 In the Time of the Drums Brian Pinkney
1999 i see the rhythm Michele Wood
1998 In Daddy's Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers Javaka Steptoe
1997 Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman Jerry Pinkney
1996 The Middle Passage Tom Feelings
1995 The Creation James Weldon Johnson; James E. Ransome
1994 Soul Looks Back In Wonder Tom Feelings
1993 The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth Kathleen Atkins Wilson
1992 Tar Beach Faith Ringgold
1991 Aida Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
1990 Nathaniel Talking Jay Spivey Gilchrist

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