2019 Pura Belpré Awards

Today the American Library Association announced the top youth books and media of 2019, including the Pura ​Belpré Awards. The Pura ​Belpré Awards are given by the Association for Library Services to Children to a Latinx writer and illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience. 

For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.

Help us recognize these honorees and winners by checking one out today.

2019 Illustrator Award Winner

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

2019 Illustrator Honor Books

Islandborn by 1968- Junot Díaz

2019 Author Award Winner

The poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

2019 Author Honor Book