Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement
Award and Frequency
A plaque and $1,500 cash award.
Recipient must attend Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast during ALA Annual Conference and deliver acceptance speech.
In even-numbered years, the award will be given to authors, illustrators or author/illustrators; in odd-numbered years, practitioners will be recognized.
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Recipient is announced during the ALA Youth Media Awards Announcement on the Monday morning of the ALA Midwinter Meeting in January. Recipient is contacted that morning.