Award-Winning Kid's Books
- Caldecott Award Winners
- Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Winners
- Coretta Scott King Award Winners
- Newbery Award Winners
- Bluestem Award: Illinois Grades 3 - 5 Reader's Choice Award
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—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68) African-American reverend, civil rights leader