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Literature Awards: Coretta Scott King Awards 2011 Discuss this eTheme.

Learn about the Coretta Scott King Awards, which recognize outstanding African American authors and illustrators of children’s literature. Includes biographies about the people who won the awards for 2011, plus information about the books.

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Read the reviews of "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia, the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Award winner.
Learn about the 2011 winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award.
Find out about Bryan Collier, the 2011 winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for "Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave."
Read the description for"Lockdown", one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Learn about the life of Walter Dean Myers, one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Read reviews and the description for "Ninth Ward", one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Learn about the life of Jewell Parker Rhodes, one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Read reviews and the description for "Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty," one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Learn about the life of G. Neri, one of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award winners.
Find out about Javaka Steptoe, the 2011 winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Award for "Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix."
Learn about the writing team of Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, winners of the 2011 Coretta Scott Kin/John Steptoe New Talent Award, read a description of their novel "Zora and Me" and some of the book's reviews.
Find out about Sonia Lynn Sadler, winner of the 2011 Coretta Scott Kin/John Steptoe New Talent Award for illustrating "Seeds of Change" by Jen Cullerton Johnson.

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