21 Award-winning Children’s Books for Black History Month

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  This is a selection of some of my personal favourites for Black History Month, mostly published in the past 5 years, but also including some classics, such as Tar Beach and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. All of these books … Read More

Pura Belpré Award Winners 1996 – 2016

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  Time to celebrate 20 years of Pura Belpré Award Winners! Named after the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library, the Pura Belpré Award was established in 1996. It recognizes Latino/Latina writers and illustrators whose work best portrays the … Read More

2016 Américas Award Winning Children’s Books

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Earlier this week the 2016 Américas Award winning Children’s Books were announced: Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan and Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope-Pérez, along with two Honourable Mentions and other Commended Titles. The Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult literature recognizes US … Read More