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Coretta scott king award

  1. 1. Welcome to Our School Open House Where an open book is always an opportunity to learn.Presented by: Sarah Mrozinski and Jean Strohpaul
  2. 2. Tonight’s Presentation
  3. 3. Coretta Scott King Award HonorsDr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and works.
  4. 4. The Namesake The award honors Mrs. Coretta Scott King’s courage and determination to continue to work for peace.
  5. 5. History Created in the late 1960’s topromote and celebrate African American authors and illustrators.
  6. 6. Criteria for the AwardExpress African American culture from the past, present, and futurethrough their words and drawings.
  7. 7. Criteria for the Award Promote the understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and the American dream in a diverse society.
  8. 8. Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner
  9. 9. Bryan’s InspirationAs a young child, itwas the pictures thatdrew him into thebook. Sometimes, henever even read thewords.
  10. 10. Bryan’s Inspiration: The Teenage YearsMixing watercolor with collage became Bryan’s calling card.
  11. 11. Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
  12. 12. “when you fill thisJar with pork orbeef Scot will bethere; to Get apeace,-”-April 21, 1858
  13. 13. Dave at His Potter’s Wheel
  14. 14. Coretta Scott King Honor Illustrator Award
  15. 15. Sites to VisitBryan Collier’s Webpage:’s Webpage: Award Information: