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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

Santillana Titles Praised with six International Latino Book Awards! - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Apr 22

 Latino Literacy Now’s
International Latino
Book Awards
The Largest Awards in the USA Celebrating Achievements in Latino Literature

 

The award ceremony will be held June 27th in San Francisco as part of the ALA Conference. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co-presented by Las Comadres de las Americas and Reforma, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos.  For the complete list of all winners click here.


Here are the jewels. . .

                                   Poesia eres tu


Best Poetry Book - One Author - Spanish

Author: F. Isabel Campoy

 Best Interior Design

Designer: Jaqueline Rivera/Grafi(k)a LLC.

Illustrator: Marcela Calderón

 

 

Conoce a Gabriel Garcia Marquez Book Cover

 




Best Children’s Picture Book Translation - English to Spanish

Author: Mónica Brown

Illustrator: Raúl Colón

Translation: Isabel C. Mendoza

  Juguemos




Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book – Spanish or Bilingual

Author: René Colato Laínez

Illustrator: Lancman Ink.

 

 

Los pajaros






Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book

Author: Edna Iturralde

 



Best Educational Youth Chapter Book

Author: Rosana Acquaroni Muñoz


This book is part of the Introductory Level of the  Leer en español Series.

 

 

 

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