CSK Book Awards Bookmark
Help patrons discover the Coretta Scott King book Awards, representing the very best in books for children and young adults depicting the African American experience. This undated bookmark describes the Coretta Scott King Book Awards and has information on how patrons can learn more online.
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.
Sales benefit the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee, a Committee of the ALA Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT), in its work to sustain the Awards for future generations.