Coretta Scott

Coretta Scott

by Ntozake Shange

Celebrated poet and playwright Ntozake Shange captures the spirit of civil rights pioneer Coretta Scott King in this stunning nonfiction picture book, Coretta Scott illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Kadir Nelson.Coretta Scott, written as a lyrical poem honoring one of America’s most important figures, highlights the key events of Coretta Scott King’s early life.  With spectacular illustrations, this powerful and emotional picture book captures Coretta Scott’s yearnings for equality, and her courageous participation in the equal rights movement.

Ages: 4-8
Illustrated by: Kadir Nelson
ISBN: 978-0-06-125364-5
Price: $17.99
Published by: Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins


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