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.

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Author Award

2019 Winner(s)

Monday’s Not Coming

written by Tiffany D. Jackson, is the Steptoe author award winner. The book is published by Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Illustrator Award

2019 Winner(s)

Thank You, Omu!

illustrated and written by Oge Mora and published by Little, Brown Young Readers