Live Blogging the YMA – Coretta Scott King Book Awards

VIRGINIA HAMILTON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Jerry Pinkney (Wow! I’d have guessed he’d already won it! His work is simply amazing.)

STEPTOE NEW TALENT AWARDS

AUTHOR

Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith

ILLUSTRATOR

Voice of Freedom illustrated by Ekua Holmes (HURRAY! It’s a magnificent book!)

HONOR ILLUSTRATOR BOOKS

The Book Itch by R. Gregory Christie

Last Stop on Market Street by Christian Robinson (YEAH!)


ILLUSTRATOR AWARDS

Trombone Shorty by Bryan Collier (GREAT!)

 

AUTHOR AWARDS

HONOR BOOKS

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely (WONDERFUL!)

The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

X by Ilyasah Shabazz

WINNER

Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia (BRAVO!)