[OYAN] Save the date! OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018 Saturday, January 27, 2018

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From: Kids-lib On Behalf Of Lisa TAYLOR
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Subject: [kids-lib] Save the date! OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018 Saturday, January 27, 2018

Save the date!

OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Multnomah County Central Library, Portland

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 Book List


·         One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes

·         Midnight without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

·         Before She Was Harriet: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Lesa Cline-Ransome

·         Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

·         Patina by Jason Reynolds

·         The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

·         Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

·         Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia illustrated by Frank Morrison


·         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 Collier

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

You can find the OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book List on Bibliocommons<https://dpl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/350640561_dplpaigeone/1079280097_dpl_mock_coretta_scott_king>.

Registration information to follow soon.

Questions, please contact OLA Mock Coretta Scott King

Chair, Paige Bentley-Flannery, paigeb at dpls.lib.or.us<mailto:paigeb at dpls.lib.or.us>.

Lisa Taylor
Teen Librarian
Multnomah County Library
Gresham Branch
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday
Pronouns: she, her, hers



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