2009 Coretta Scott King Award and Honor Books

2009 Coretta Scott King Award and Honor Books
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780786808328
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2008

In this New York Times bestselling classic, Caldecott Medal-winning artist Kadir Nelson tells the incredible story of baseball's unsung heroes -- perfect for celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Negro Leagues! Winner of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Author Award * Winner of the 2009 Sibert Medal

The Blacker the Berry Cover Image
By Joyce Carol Thomas, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780060253752
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Published: Amistad - July 1st, 2008

Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous poetry collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of Black beautifully.

Keeping the Night Watch Cover Image
By Hope Anita Smith, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805072020
Published: Henry Holt & Company - March 18th, 2008

So many unanswered questions weigh down thirteen-year-old C.J. as he struggles to understand why his father walked out. His father is back now, though C.J. is not as quick to forgive as the other members of his family. He still feels the weight of responsibility that fell on his shoulders when Daddy was gone, and he's not prepared to give that up.

Becoming Billie Holiday Cover Image
ISBN: 9781590785072
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Published: Wordsong - October 1st, 2008

The stunning voice and hard life of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday is revealed through evocative, accessible poetry.

Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane Cover Image
ISBN: 9780805079944
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 1st, 2008

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped John's own sound as a musician. Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls have composed an amazingly rich hymn to the childhood of jazz legend John Coltrane.

The Moon Over Star Cover Image
By Dianna Hutts Aston, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780803731073
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Published: Dial Books - October 16th, 2008

In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.

Bird Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781600602412
Published: Lee & Low Book - October 1st, 2008

Young Mekhai, better known as Bird, loves to draw. With drawings, he can erase the things that don't turn out right. In real life, problems aren't so easily fixed.

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