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Instructional Media Center: Pura Belpré Award


"The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented 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. The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. As a children's librarian, storyteller, and author, she enriched the lives of Puerto Rican children in the U.S.A. through her pioneering work of preserving and disseminating Puerto Rican folklore." -- American Library Association




Treviño, Rose Zertuche
The Pura Belpré Awards
Chicago : ALA Editions of the American Library Association. 2006.
This book is available in the Post Circulation Main Collection  Z1037.A2 P87 2006  or as an E Book -- To access the E Book, click on the book cover