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Black History Month: Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Welcome to the Black History Month Resource Guide: In honor of February being Black History Month, here you will find African American resources that are available at the Steelman Library, in addition to a variety of web resources.

The Coretta Scott King Award

"The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.' -- American Library Association http://www.ala.org/rt/emiert/cskbookawards

coretta scott king book awards seal

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