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Celebrating 20 years of the Pura Belpré Book Award

The award was established in 1996 in recognition of outstanding children’s literature that portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.

Below is a video retrospective that premiered at the recent ALA celebration, featuring 20 years of winning book covers and audio reflections from winning authors and illustrators:

Visit TeachingBooks.net for more information and resources on the awards!

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