Coretta Scott King Awards

The Coretta Scott King Awards are given to African-American authors and illustrators of books that depict their cultural heritage. The John Steptoe New Author/Illustrator Award recognizes an African-American book whose first book shows excellence.

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

New Author Award

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams