Annal: 1999 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Results of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards in the year 1999.



Angela Johnson

Marley has lived in Heaven, Ohio since she was two years old, when her mother found a postcard postmarked HEAVEN, OH on a park bench and decided that was where she wanted to raise her family. And for twelve years, Marley's hometown has lived up to its name. She lives in a house by the river, has loving parents, a funny younger brother, good friends, and receives frequent letters from her mysterious Uncle Jack. Then one day a letter arrives form Alabama, and Marley's life is turned upside down. Marley doesn't even know who she is anymore - but where can she go for answers, when she's been deceived by the very people she should be able to trust the most?

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