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Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards

John Steptoe Award for New Talent

These awards are presented annually to honor African American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults.


 

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  1. Tears of a Tiger

    Tears of a Tiger

    Sharon M. Draper

    Paperback

    4888201
    The death of high school basketball star Rob Washington in an automobile accident affects the lives of his close friend Andy, who was driving the car, and many others in the school. Learn More

    Regular Price: $8.99

    Special Price: $6.30

    In stock on December 12, 2019
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  2. Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It

    Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It

    Sundee T. Frazier

    Paperback

    2877501
    Ten-year-old tae kwon do blue belt and budding rock hound Brendan Buckley keeps a Confidential notebook for his top-secret scientific discoveries. And he's found something totally top secret. Learn More

    Regular Price: $6.99

    Special Price: $4.89

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  3. Freedom Summer

    Freedom Summer

    Deborah Wiles

    Paperback

    3331301
    Set in the South in 1964, a white boy recounts his first experience of racial prejudice--and his friendship with a black boy that defies it. Learn More

    Regular Price: $7.99

    Special Price: $5.59

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  4. Mama Africa

    Mama Africa

    Kathryn Erskine

    Hardback

    R729006
    Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Awardûwinning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid?a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Illustrated by Chaly Palmer Learn More

    Regular Price: $18.99

    Special Price: $13.29

    Please allow two to three weeks for delivery.



  5. Rock and the River

    The Rock and the River

    Kekla Magoon

    Paperback

    2169101
    In 1968 Chicago, 14-year-old Sam is caught in a conflict between his father's nonviolent approach to seeking civil rights for African Americans and his older brother, who has joined the Black Panther Party. Learn More

    Regular Price: $8.99

    Special Price: $6.29

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  6. Seeds of Change

    Seeds of Change

    Jen Cullerton

    Hardback

    2194006
    Brings to life the empowering story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman, and environmentalist, to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Engaging narrative and vibrant images paint a robust portrait of this inspiring champion of the land and of women's rights. Learn More

    Regular Price: $19.45

    Special Price: $13.62

    Please allow two to three weeks for delivery.



  7. Standing Against the Wind

    Standing Against the Wind

    Traci L. Jones

    Paperback

    2818901
    Thirteen-year-old Patrice makes a new friend as she works to win a scholarship to Dogwood Academy so that she can get out of the city. Learn More

    Regular Price: $11.99

    Special Price: $8.39

    Please allow two to three weeks for delivery.



  8. Stars Beneath Our Feet

    The Stars Beneath Our Feet

    David Barclay Moore

    Hardback

    R728906
    A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brotherÆs death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity. Learn More

    Regular Price: $16.99

    Special Price: $11.89

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  9. Sun Is Also a Star

    The Sun Is Also a Star

    Hardback

    1300706
    A boy and a girl--both responsible people living in the real world--experience love at first sight on a New York City street, and discover a new-found belief in fate, dreams, and the hidden poetry of the soul. Learn More

    Regular Price: $18.99

    Special Price: $13.29

    Please allow two to three weeks for delivery.



  10. Voice of Freedom

    Voice of Freedom

    Carole Boston Weatherford

    Hardback

    1740506
    Stirring poems and stunning collage illustrations combine to celebrate the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights. Learn More

    Regular Price: $17.99

    Special Price: $12.59

    Please allow two to three weeks for delivery.



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