What are the requirements to receive the Pura Belpre award?

Recipients of the Pura Belpré Medal must be residents or citizens of the United States or Puerto Rico. Fiction and nonfiction books for children published in Spanish, English, or bilingual format are eligible. Honor books may be named. If suitable candidates are not found, the awards will not be presented in that year.

What is the Pura Belpre award given for?

The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented 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.

Is Pura Belpre still alive?

Deceased (1899–1982)
Pura Belpré/Living or Deceased

Who won the Pura Belpre award in 2021?

Camila “La Furia” Hassan
2021 Young Adult Author Award Winner Furia brings us a story about Camila “La Furia” Hassan, a young Argentine girl and fútbol player with monumental talent.

What is the 2014 Pura Belpré Author award?

2014 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner: Niño Wrestles the World, illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales. 2014 Pura Belpré Author Honor books: The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba’s Greatest Abolitionist, by Margarita Engle. The Living, by Matt de la Peña.

What Books won the Coretta Scott King Award?

Gandhi Peace Prize
Coretta Scott King Award for Authors
Coretta Scott King/Awards

Why is Pura Belpre important?

Pura Belpré (circa 1899-1982) was a talented author and storyteller who wrote and re-interpreted Puerto Rican folk tales. As the first Puerto Rican librarian in the New York Public Library system she pioneered the library’s work with the Puerto Rican community.

Who gives the Pura Belpre award?

the Association for Library Service to Children
About the Pura Belpré Award It is co-sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking (REFORMA), an ALA affiliate.

Why is Pura Belpre famous?

How NYC’s First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves. Pura Belpré became the first Puerto Rican librarian at the New York Public Library in 1921. She’s shown above leading a story hour in the 1930s. 11:00 a.m. is bilingual story hour at the Aguilar branch of the New York Public Library.

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