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Pura Belpré Award - author honor
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  Cover Art: Baseball in April 1996
Soto, Gary
Baseball in April
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California.
111 p. 1990
Children's Fiction Book SOTO
  Cover Art: The Bossy Gallito = El Gallo De Bodas 1996
Gonzalez, Lucia M.
The Bossy Gallito = El Gallo De Bodas
En este cuento cubano, un gallito mandon ensucia su pico cuando come un granito de maiz y lo debe limpiar antes de ir a la boda de su tio Perico.
1994
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book 398.20972 G
  Cover Art: Laughing Tomatoes and other Spring Poems = Jitomates Risueños Y Otros Poemas De Primavera 1998
Alarcon, Francisco X.
Laughing Tomatoes and other Spring Poems = Jitomates Risueños Y Otros Poemas De Primavera
Coleccion de poemas que celebran la estacion de primavera, con poemas divertidas y poemas graves sobre la familia, la naturaleza, y celebraciones. Collection of poems celebrating the spring season with humours and serious poems about family, nature and celebrations.
32 p. 1997
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 AL12
  Cover Art: Del Ombligo De La Luna Y Otros Poemas De Verano 2000
Alarcon, Francisco X
Del Ombligo De La Luna Y Otros Poemas De Verano
Una coleccion bilingue de poemas del conocido poeta mexicanoamericano recordando y celebrando los recuerdos de su niñez, de los veranos, de Mexico, y de la naturaleza. A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of summers, Mexico, and nature.
31 p. 1998
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 AL12
  Cover Art: Laughing Out Loud I Fly : Poems in English and Spanish 2000
Herrera, Juan Felipe
Laughing Out Loud I Fly : Poems in English and Spanish
Una coleccion de poemas en espa~nol e ingles sobre la ni~nez, los sentidos de lugar, y de sentidos de identidad. A collection of poems in Spanish and English about childhood, place, and identity.
1998
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 H436
  Cover Art: Breaking Through 2002
Jimenez, Francisco
Breaking Through
Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.
195 p. 2001
Teen Fiction Book JIMENEZ
  Cover Art: Iguanas in the Snow and other Winter Poems 2002
Alarcon, Francisco X.
Iguanas in the Snow and other Winter Poems
Coleccion de poemas que celebran la estacion de invierno. Collection of poems celebrating the winter season.
31 p. 2001
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 AL12
  Cover Art: Cuba 15 2004
Osa, Nancy
Cuba 15
Violet Paz, a Chicago high school student, reluctantly prepares for her upcoming quince, a Spanish nickname for the celebration of an Hispanic girl's fifteenth birthday.
277, 16 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book OSA
  Cover Art: My Diary from Here to There = Mi Diario De Aqui Hasta Alla 2004
Perez, Amada Irma
My Diary from Here to There = Mi Diario De Aqui Hasta Alla
Una niña describe como siente cuando su padre decide salir de su casa en Mexico para buscar trabajo en Estados Unidos. A young girl describes her feelings when her father decides to leave their home in Mexico to look for work in the United States.
31 p. 2002
Spanish Easy Picture Book PEREZ
  Cover Art: Becoming Naomi Leon 2006
Ryan, Pam Munoz
Becoming Naomi Leon
When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.
246 p. 2004
Children's Fiction Book RYAN
  Cover Art: César: Si Se Puede! = Yes We Can! 2006
Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.
César: Si Se Puede! = Yes We Can!
A celebration of the life of Cesar Chavez. This thoughtful and beautiful biography illuminates not only the events that made up the great labor leader's life, but also the ideals and inspiration that are his legacy.
48 p. 2004
Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 B4557
  Cover Art: Dona Flor 2006
Mora, Pat
Dona Flor
Dona Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise.
2005
Easy Picture Book MORA
  Cover Art: Frida: Viva La Vida 2008
Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.
Frida: Viva La Vida
Biographical poems about the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
64 p. 2007
Children's Nonfiction Book 921 K1118
  Cover Art: Los Gatos Black On Halloween 2008
Montes, Marisa
Los Gatos Black On Halloween
Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror.
32 p. 2006
Easy Picture Book MONTES
  Cover Art: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale 2008
Deedy, Carmen Agra
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
2007
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Just in Case 2009
Morales, Yuyi
Just in Case
As Senor Calavera prepares for Grandma Beetle's birthday he finds an alphabetical assortment of unusual presents, but with the help of Zelmiro the Ghost, he finds the best gift of all.
2008
Easy Picture Book MORALES
  Cover Art: Reaching Out 2009
Jimenez, Francisco
Reaching Out
Francisco Jiménez describes the challenges he faced in his efforts to continue his education. Not only must he leave his family behind when he goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story of how Francisco coped with poverty, with his guilt over leaving his family financially strapped, with his self-doubt about succeeding academically, and with separation.
2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: La Velita De Los Cuentos = The Storyteller's Candle 2009
Gonzalez, Lucia M.
La Velita De Los Cuentos = The Storyteller's Candle
RESUMEN: Pura Belpre fue la primera bibliotecaria puertorriquena en la Ciudad de Nuevo York. Durante los primeros dias del Gran Depresion, ella invito a la poblacion inmigrante del Barrio a venir y usar la biblioteca, y alli dio la primera Fiesta de los Tres Reyes para ellos.
30 p. 2008
Spanish Easy Picture Book GONZLE
  Cover Art: Diego : Bigger Than Life 2010
Bernier-Grand
Diego : Bigger Than Life
The life and work of the artist Diego Rivera is told through chronological poems that capture salient points in his life.
64 p. 2009
Children's Nonfiction Book 921 R516
  Cover Art: Federico Garcia Lorca 2010
Lazaro Leon
Federico Garcia Lorca
2009
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book
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