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Children's Book Awards: Pura Belpré Medal

A guide to identifying and locating Newbery Medal, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Book Award winners.

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Belpré Award

Pura Belpré Award

According to the American Library Association website: "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."

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Pura Belpré Award Books in the CRC

The following Pura Belpré Award Winners and Honor Books can be found in the CRC:

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