Awards & Winners

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, American author best known for her young adult books, both fiction and non-fiction. She was the winner of the 2010 Coretta Scott King Award and Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for her book Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. She is a youth services librarian at the public library in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, where she lives with her husband, and is the grand-niece of brothers Solomon Lightfoot Michaux [better known as Elder Michaux], minister and advisor to presidents and Lewis H Michaux, the pioneer Harlem bookseller.

Awards by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson.


Coretta Scott King Award for Authors
Honored for : Bad news for outlaws