Pura Belpré and Américas Children’s Book Awards

The most recent issue of the enewsletter, NoveList School News, focuses on the theme of multicultural literature and includes an interview with Jamie Campbell Naidoo, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama, about the Pura Belpré  and Américas Children’s Book Awards. He has served on both book award committees. Here’s a list of Pat’s books that have won these awards.

2010 Américas Commended List
2010 Belpré Illustrator Medal Book
1996 Américas Commended List


2006 Belpré Illustrator Medal Book
2006 Belpré Author Honor Book
2010 Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
2010 Américas Commended List


1997 Américas Award 
Commended Title


2008 Américas Award for Children’s Literature

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