Coretta Scott King (Author) Award - 2019 - Winner and Honors

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Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving Cover Image
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Motherhood: A Novel Cover Image
Song of a Captive Bird: A Novel Cover Image
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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations Cover Image
200 Women: Who Will Change The Way You See The World Cover Image
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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
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Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award recognizing an African-American author of outstanding books for children and young adults:

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544785137
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Published: Clarion Books - January 2nd, 2018

On a hot day in July 1919, five black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, unintentionally floating close to the "white" beach. An angry white man began throwing stones at the boys, striking and killing one. Racial conflict on the beach erupted into days of urban violence that shook the city of Chicago to its foundations.


Finding Langston Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780823439607
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Published: Holiday House - August 14th, 2018

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, with 5 Starred Reviews, and a School Library Journal Best Book of 2018

When eleven-year-old Langston's father moves them from their home in Alabama to Chicago's Bronzeville district, it feels like he's giving up everything he loves.


The Parker Inheritance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545946179
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!

"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review


The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545952781
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!

"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review


The Season of Styx Malone Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715953
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - October 16th, 2018

A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK