Thursday, January 25, 2007

ALA | Coretta Scott King Book Award 2007 Winners

ALA | Coretta Scott King Book Award

SEATTLE – Sharon Draper, author of “Copper Sun,” and Kadir Nelson, illustrator of “Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom,” are the winners of the 2007 Coretta Scott King Awards honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. Traci L. Jones, author of “Standing Against the Wind,” is the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award winner.

The awards were announced today at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.

Press Release 1/22/2007