Award Winning Books

Coretta Scott King AwardCoretta Scott King Award

Commemorates the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King.  This award is given annually to outstanding  books written by  African American authors and illustrators that express African American experience

Newbery AwardNewbery Medal and Honor Book Awards

Named after the eighteenth century bookseller John Newbery. This award is given annually to authors of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 

Pura Belpre AwardPura Belpré Award

Named in honor of  the first Latina librarian at the New Your Public library. It is presented annually to outstanding Latina/Latino authors and illustrators that celebrate the Latino cultural exp.