A Top Ten Featuring the Coretta Scott King Book Awards by Monica Edinger

This is am amazing book that grabs your heart. Can use it for many different ages:
What is your dream? What are your parents’ dreams for you? What are your grandparents dreams for you?

Nerdy Book Club

On a Sunday morning this past June I was sitting in a Las Vegas ballroom with tears in my eyes. Not because I had just trudged through multiple casinos full of fake Roman decor to get there, but because I was listening and watching as one recipient after another gave a heartfelt speech in response to having been honored with an ALA Coretta Scott King Book Award. As stated on their website,

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.

With the current focus on the critical…

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