To not leave the children and young adults out, here are the winners of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Book Awards! I have read all of these books except two (I’m working on reading them now!), and I highly recommend these books. Congrats to the winners!
P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
Darius and Twig by Walter Dean Myers
March: Book One by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes
2014 Illustrator Winner
Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me Illustrated by Bryan Collier and written by Daniel Beaty
Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson