January (2019)– Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement:
Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy is the winner of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton
Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award pays tribute to the quality and magnitude of beloved children’s author Virginia Hamilton.
Dr. Bracy is Professor of Library Science and Director of the Office of University
Accreditation at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). She has successfully merged
scholarship and service with publications such as “Libraries, Literacy and African American Youth” (co-edited with Sandra Hughes Hassell and Casey H. Rawson) as well as her work with the Coretta Scott King Book Awards and with workshops and conferences dedicated to promoting African American books for children and teens.
She recently served as co-organizer for Celebrating Our Voices: Black Children’s Literature Symposium and Book Festival held at NCCU.
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