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!
A biracial girl trying to understand the changes going on in her life.
A boy dealing with a terrible loss learns to go into time and space.
An angry loner makes a friend and starts to find out who he really is.