This grant program provides books submitted for consideration for the Coretta Scott King Book Awards to libraries and other organizations to expand their collections. Each year, three organizations are selected that demonstrate need and potential benefit from receiving the collection.
Criteria and details and online application form
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Award: 3 libraries will receive copies of more than 60 titles submitted for consideration for the 2017 awards, including a full set of the winning titles
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee of the ALA’s Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table to encourage the artistic expression of the African-American experience via literature and the graphic arts.
Here's a list of all the award-winning books from 1970 to 2017.