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Curriculum Library Guide: Diversity in Children's Literature

Special library within the Jerry Falwell Library

Awards given by ALA honoring diversity in children's literature

Major Awards from ALA

The Coretta Scott King Award goes to chosen outstanding books for children and young adults by African American authors and illustrators that reflect the African American experience.

The Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino or Latina writer and illustrator whose work portrays and celebrates Latino culture.


Additional awards