[kids-lib] Update: shortened booklist and time for Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards, Jan. 27

Natasha Forrester Campbell natashaf at multcolib.org
Wed Jan 17 10:31:57 PST 2018

Based on the feedback from potential and current registrants, the Mock CSK
planning team is shortening the discussion list to only the 8 illustrated
books AND will have all the books available prior to the event for anyone
that hasn't had a chance to see them but would like to attend the
presentation and discuss the books.

*OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018*

*January 27, 2018*

*New Time!  New Format!  8 Books!*

Join us at the Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards Workshop for an
opportunity to:

·         increase your book evaluation skills

·         expand your reader's advisory knowledge

·         get behind-the-scenes information on being on an ALA book

·         win books and other fun prizes!

*Who: *All Oregon library staff serving youth and/or anyone who LOVES
talking about children's literature!

*What: *Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards Workshop

*When: *Saturday, January 27, 2018 at noon - 4:30

*Where:* Multnomah County Central Library – US Bank Room, 801 SW 10
<https://maps.google.com/?q=801+SW+10&entry=gmail&source=g>th Ave,
Portland, OR

Registration is $5 for CSD members* and $10 for non-members.  *Register
before January 20**th** for the chance to win a selection of past Coretta
Scott King books*.  CSD scholarships
<http://www.csdola.org/scholarships.html> to cover registration or travel
costs for CSD members traveling over 100 miles for the event may be

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
<http://www.ala.org/rt/emiert/cskbookawards> 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.

*OLA Mock Coretta Scott King 2018 Illustrator Book List*

·         *Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets* by Kwame Alexander
illustrated by Ekua Holmes

·         *Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut* by Derrick Barnes

·         *Princess and the Peas* by Rachel Himes

·         *Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee!*   By Andrea J. Loney.
Illustrated by Keith Mallett

·         *Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History* by Walter Dean
Myers illustrated by Floyd Cooper

·         *Blue Sky White Stars* by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson

·         *Hey Black Child* by Useni Eugene Perkins illustrated by Brian

·         *In Your Hands* by Carole Boston Weatherford. Illustrated by
Brian Pinkney

You can find the *OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book List*
 and *Coretta Scott King Resources*
 on Bibliocommons.

*Natasha Forrester Campbell *(she/her/hers)
*Youth Librarian, MLS*
Multnomah County Library
Hollywood Library
My usual schedule: Sunday - Thursday
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