Hispanic Heritage:  The Pura Belpre Award- An award that celebrates Latino Culture!

    Pura Belpre was the first Latina librarian to work at the New York Public Library!  This award is given annually to Latino/Latina authors and illustrators who create work that celebrates and affirms that Latino culture.   Below are a few of the books that have won this award.  Stop by the LAMS library for a complete list of these award winners!


    other half of happy   A biracial girl trying to understand the changes going on in her life.



    SALANDGABI  A boy dealing with a terrible loss learns to go into time and space.



     aristotleanddante An angry loner makes a friend and starts to find out who he really is.











Last Modified on October 10, 2023