Pam Muñoz Ryan





Pam Muñoz Ryan


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in Bakersfield, California, The United States
December 25, 1951

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Pam Muñoz Ryan is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, ECHO, a 2016 Newbery Honor Book, and winner of the Kirkus Prize. She has written over forty books for young people—picture books, early readers, and middle grade and young adult novels. She the author recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award, the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, the Willa Cather Award, the Pura Belpré medal, the PEN USA award, and many others. Her novels include Esperanza Rising, Riding Freedom, Becoming Naomi León, Paint the Wind, The Dreamer, and Echo. She was born and raised in Bakersfield, California, holds a bachelor's and master's degree from San Diego State University and lives in north San Diego county with her family.

Average rating: 4.02 · 93,059 ratings · 11,379 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
Esperanza Rising

3.91 avg rating — 49,576 ratings — published 2000 — 33 editions
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Echo

4.35 avg rating — 14,331 ratings — published 2015 — 20 editions
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Becoming Naomi León

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Riding Freedom

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The Dreamer

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Paint the Wind

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Mice And Beans

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Hello Ocean

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“We are like the phoenix," said Abuelita. "Rising again, with a new life ahead of us.”
Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising

“You never have to get over it you just have to get on with it.”
Pam Muñoz Ryan, Paint the Wind

“There is no rose without thorns.”
Pam Muñoz Ryan

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