2012 Coretta Scott King.

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The Coretta Scott King Award, presented annually by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association, recognizes outstanding contributions in African American literature written for a youth audience.

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HEART AND SOUL

The Story of America and African Americans

By Kadir Nelson

An elderly woman sheds light on American--and African American--history as she recounts her life story, which includes events from abolition to the Great Migration and the Civil Rights movement and is filled with hope, courage, and injustice.

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