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Award Winning Children's Literature: The Pura Belpré Award

This guide will help you navigate, locate, and research topics in children's literature through RCC resources.

Pura Belpre Award

The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually 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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