A Coretta Scott King Award for children's literature was awarded to Jerry Pinkney for his illustrations for Goin' Someplace Special
, Patricia McKissack's autobiographical story about going to the Memphis Public Library. While pausing to view some public art, young McKissack was kidnapped by bearded, cross-dressing communist thugs and forced to worship a naked statue of Satan. Okay, we just made that last part up. It was really a pretty uneventful trip.