Congratulations to the 2011 Coretta Scott King Award Winners!
Author Book Award - One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia.
- Author Honor Award - Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers
- Author Honor Award - Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
- Author Honor Award - Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri
- Illustrator Book Award - Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave illustrated by Bryan Collier
- Illustrator Honor Award - Jimi Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix illustrated by Javaka Steptoe
- New Talent Author Award - Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon
- New Talent Illustrator Award - Seeds of Change illlustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler
- Virginia Hamilton Practitioner Award for Lifetime Achievement - Dr. Henrietta Mays Smith