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Pura Belpré Medal - Recommended Reading

Annual prize (formerly biennial) honoring Latino authors and illustrators who celebrate the Latino cultural experience 
    • Search Result #1. Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

    • Title
      Under the Mesquite
      Author
      Guadalupe Garcia McCall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2012 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #2. Diego Rivera: His World and Ours by Duncan Tonatiuh

    • Title
      Diego Rivera: His World and Ours
      Author
      Duncan Tonatiuh
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2012 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #3. Grandma\'s Gift by Eric Velasquez

    • Title
      Grandma's Gift
      Author
      Eric Velasquez
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Juvenile Picture Book
      Pub date
      2011 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #4. The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    • Title
      The Dreamer
      Author
      Pam Muñoz Ryan
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2011 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #5. Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children*s Day/Book Day by Pat Mora, ill. by Rafael López

    • Title
      Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children*s Day/Book Day
      Author
      Pat Mora, ill. by Rafael López
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2010 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2010 Américas
    • Search Result #6. Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Return to Sender
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2010 Pura Belpré /Text, 2010 Américas
    • Search Result #7. Just In Case by Yuyi Morales

    • Title
      Just In Case
      Author
      Yuyi Morales
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Juvenile Picture Book
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #8. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba\'s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

    • Title
      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
      Author
      Margarita Engle
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Text, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #9. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba\'s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

    • Title
      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
      Author
      Margarita Engle
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Nonfiction
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Text, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #10. The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.

    • Title
      The Poet Slave of Cuba
      Author
      Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Text, 2006 Américas
    • Search Result #11. The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.

    • Title
      The Poet Slave of Cuba
      Author
      Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Juvenile Nonfiction
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Text, 2006 Américas
    • Search Result #12. Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes; Yuyi Morales, ill.

    • Title
      Los Gatos Black on Halloween
      Author
      Marisa Montes; Yuyi Morales, ill.
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2008 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #13. The Tequila Worm by Viola Canales

    • Title
      The Tequila Worm
      Author
      Viola Canales
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2006 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #14. Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart by Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.

    • Title
      Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart
      Author
      Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2006 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #15. Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales

    • Title
      Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book
      Author
      Yuyi Morales
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2003 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2004 LBA Picture Book/English, 2004 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #16. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Before We Were Free
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #17. Chato and the Party Animals by ill. by Susan Guevara

    • Title
      Chato and the Party Animals
      Author
      ill. by Susan Guevara
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #18. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #19. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Audio Book
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #20. Under the Royal Palms by Alma Flor Ada

    • Title
      Under the Royal Palms
      Author
      Alma Flor Ada
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #21. Magic Windows by ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza

    • Title
      Magic Windows
      Author
      ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Juvenile Foreign Language Materials
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #22. Magic Windows by ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza

    • Title
      Magic Windows
      Author
      ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #23. Snapshots from the Wedding by ill. by Stephanie Garcia

    • Title
      Snapshots from the Wedding
      Author
      ill. by Stephanie Garcia
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Barrett Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #24. Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida by Victor Martínez

    • Title
      Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
      Author
      Victor Martínez
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Text, 1996 National Book Award, 1996 Américas
    • Search Result #25. Chato\'s Kitchen by ill. by Susan Guevara

    • Title
      Chato's Kitchen
      Author
      ill. by Susan Guevara
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Juvenile Picture Book
      Pub date
      1996 Pura Belpré /Ill, 1996 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #26. An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio by Judith Ortiz Cofer

    • Title
      An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio
      Author
      Judith Ortiz Cofer
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library
      Pub date
      1996 Pura Belpré /Text
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