Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent
About the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent
The award is established to affirm new talent and to offer visibility to excellence in writing and/or illustration which otherwise might be formally unacknowledged within a given year within the structure of the two awards given annually by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee.
These books affirm new talent and offer visibility to excellence in writing or illustration at the beginning of a career as a published book creator.
Seeds of Change
illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler, written by Jen Cullerton Johnson, and published by Lee & Low Books Inc.
Zora and Me
by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, published by Candlewick Press