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AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION : AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOKS

The American Library Association (ALSC) recognizes excellence in children's books by bestowing awards to authors, illustrators, and others each year.

2015 BELPRE AWARD WINNER - NARRATIVE

  I LIVED ON BUTTERFLY HILL

             Author:    Marjorie Agosín

             Illustrator:   Lee White

    Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and    family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile—until one day when warships are spotted in  the harbor and schoolmates start disappearing from class without a word. Celeste doesn’t  quite know what is happening, but one thing is clear: no one is safe, not anymore.

2015 BELPRE HONOR BOOK - NARRATIVE

PORTRAITS OF HISPANIC AMERICAN HEROES

Author:  Juan Felipe Herrera

Illustrator:  Raúl Colón

This book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics.  Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation.