Floyd Cooper


FLOYD COOPER has been honored four times for his illustrations by the Coretta Scott King Award. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma. In 1984 Frank came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books, and he now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his family. You can visit him online at floydcooper.com.


Back of the Bus

Aaron Reynolds and Floyd Cooper


Satchmo's Blues

Alan Schroeder and Floyd Cooper


The Story of Trailblazing Actor Ira Aldridge

Glenda Armand and Floyd Cooper


Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color

Marilyn Nelson, Elizabeth Alexander, et al.


Becoming Billie Holiday

Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper


A Beach Tail

Karen Williams, Karen Lynn Williams, et al.


A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story

Sharon Langley, Amy Nathan, et al.


The Ring Bearer

Floyd Cooper


Sisters and Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena...

Howard Bryant and Floyd Cooper


Freedom School, Yes!

Amy Littlesugar and Floyd Cooper


A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina's Dream

Kristy Dempsey and Floyd Cooper


Chita's Christmas Tree

Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard and Floyd Cooper


Miz Berlin Walks

Jane Yolen and Floyd Cooper


Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

Pat Sherman and Floyd Cooper


Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

Walter Dean Myers and Floyd Cooper


Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper


Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the...

Shari Becker, Louisa Jaggar, et al.


A Day for Rememberin': Inspired by the True Events of the...

Leah Henderson and Floyd Cooper