Belpre Author Award 2014

Kids and/or Teens

Recognizing outstanding work by a Latino/latina writer

The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The award is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

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Author: Meg Medina
2014 Belpre Author Award - Winner

In the compelling new novel by the author of The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind, a Latina teen is targeted by a bully at her new school and must discover resources she never knew she had.

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Author: Duncan Tonatiuh
2014 Belpre Author Award - Honor

When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote. Includes author's note.

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Author: Margarita Engle
2014 Belpre Author Award - Honor

In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes.

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Author: Matt de la Pena
2014 Belpre Author Award - Honor

After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.