Join CSKBART Webinar- 2023 John Steptoe New Talent Award Winners

From: "Sharon Rawlins [NJYAC]">
Subject: Join CSKBART Webinar- 2023 John Steptoe New Talent Award Winners
Date: May 15th 2023


The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Round Table (CSKBART) is celebrating 54 years of award-winning authors and illustrators. In recognition of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Mrs. Coretta Scott King's courage and determination to continue her late husband's work for peace and world brotherhood, the CSKBART Program Standing Committee is proud to host a webinar featuring the 2023 John Steptoe New Talent award winner, Jas Hammonds and the 2023 John Steptoe Illustrator award winner, Janelle Washington. We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds and Choosing BraveHow Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Helped Spark the Civil Rights Movement by Janelle Washington are published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. 

Join the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Round Table (CSKBART) Program Committee on May 25, 2023 at 3:30 p. m. CST, (4:30 p.m. EST) as we celebrate Mrs. Coretta Scott King's 96th birthday (1927-2006)!  CSK 2023 John Steptoe Award winners, author Jas Hammonds and illustrator Janelle Washington, will share their work and lives in this engaging conversation.  

Register at

Thank you,

Sonja Gaddy

CSKBART Program Committee Member



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Sharon Rawlins, MLS (she/her/hers)

Youth Services Specialist

Library Development Bureau

New Jersey State Library

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