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The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970 - 2014: Fifth Edition
edited by Carole J. McCollough and Adelaide Poniatowski Phelps
Item Number: 978-0-8389-3610-8
 
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $38.00
 
 
 
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192 pages
8.5" x 11"
Softcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-3610-8
Year Published: 2015
AP Categories: A, C, E, G

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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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Contents
Preface by Jonda C. McNair
Acknowledgments
History

Author Awards

Profile: Gabrielle Douglas

Illustrator Awards

Selected Biographies
Contributors
Coretta Scott King Award-Winning Authors, 1970-2014
Coretta Scott King Author Award and Honor Books by Title
Coretta Scott King Award-Winning Illlustrators, 1974-2014
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and Honor Books by Title

Subject Index
General Index

About the Editors

Carole J. McCollough is a retired associate professor and dean of the Library and Information Science program at Wayne State University. She is currently an auxiliary faculty, trainer, and curriculum committee member for the Children’s Defense Fund. In this capacity, she conducts workshops for college interns training to run summer literacy (Freedom School) programs. She has served as chair of both the CSK Book Award Committee and jury. She was a reviewer for the Multicultural Literature Review Journal and a contributing reviewer to all four editions of The Coretta Scott King Awards book. Her undergraduate degree and teaching certificate are from Eastern Michigan University. Her master’s degree and PhD in library and information science are both from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She currently serves on two library boards: Southfield Public Library, Southfield, Michigan, and the Langston Hughes Library, Clinton, Tennessee.

Adelaide Poniatowski Phelps has a master’s degree in library and information science from Wayne State University in Detroit and a second master’s degree in English literature from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She is the recently retired coordinator of the Educational Resources Lab in the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University and a former lecturer in children’s literature for the reading department there. She is a member of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee and served two terms (2007–2008) on the awards jury. In addition, she was a reviewer for the journal Multicultural Review; a contributing reviewer for the fourth edition of The Coretta Scott King Awards book, edited by Henrietta M. Smith; a contributing author for the article (2008), “Weaving the Threads of Diversity: A School of Education’s Reflection on Current Practices” in the journal Issues in Education: Preschool through Graduate School; and coauthor of the chapter, “Information and Instruction Services” in A Guide to the Management of Curriculum Materials Centers for the 21st Century: The Promise and the Challenge (2001), edited by Jo Ann Carr and prepared by the Ad Hoc Management of Curriculum Materials Committee, Education and Behavioral Sciences Section, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Reviews

”Any library owning the previous editions will want to purchase this update, which serves as an excellent selection tool for librarians, teachers, and parents desiring to share the best multicultural literature and art with young people."
— ARBA
 
 

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