Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are awarded 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.

Check out all of Tacoma Public Library’s Coretta Scott King award winners.

2021 Author Award Winner

Before the Ever After

2021 Illustrator Award Winner


2021 Author Honor Books

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come

King and the Dragonflies

Lifting as We Climb

2021 Illustrator Honor Books

Magnificent Homespun Brown


Me & Mama