Monday, December 1, 2014

The Coretta Scott King Awards (books)

McCollough, Carole J. & Poniatowski Phelps, Adelaide. (2015). The Coretta Scott King Awards 1970-2014. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. 978-0-8389-3610-8.

Marking the 45th anniversary of the prestigious awards that honor the best in children’s and young adult literature representing the African-American experience, the fifth edition of this unique guide remains an excellent tool for collection development,  readers’ advisory, and classroom use. More than just a bibliography, this resource includes
  • A selection of  biographical profiles introducing the creative artists and illustrators behind the award-winning books
  • Excerpts and color plates from many of the titles
  • A subject index, ideal for curriculum planning
Educators, librarians, and others who work with children will find this one of-a-kind guide invaluable.

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