Pura Belpré Award Winners

The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presen ...more

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Efrén Divided

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4.45 avg rating — 1,853 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Author (2021)
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¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat

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4.08 avg rating — 391 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2021)
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Sal and Gabi Break the Univ...

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4.19 avg rating — 3,827 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Author (2020)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa C...

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4.26 avg rating — 1,076 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2020)
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The Poet X

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4.39 avg rating — 78,718 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Author (2019)
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Dreamers

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4.41 avg rating — 5,246 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2019)
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Lucky Broken Girl

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3.96 avg rating — 3,578 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Author (2018)
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La Princesa and the Pea

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4.24 avg rating — 1,291 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2018)
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Juana & Lucas

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4.03 avg rating — 1,314 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Author (2017)
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Lowriders to the Center of ...

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3.91 avg rating — 558 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2017)
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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures...

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4.06 avg rating — 2,704 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2016)
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Gi...

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4.25 avg rating — 3,091 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2016)
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I Lived on Butterfly Hill

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4.21 avg rating — 1,488 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2015)
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Viva Frida

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3.82 avg rating — 2,820 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2015)
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Niño Wrestles the World

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3.90 avg rating — 1,763 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2014)
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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick...

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3.90 avg rating — 9,701 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2014)
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Martin de Porres: The Rose ...

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4.01 avg rating — 384 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2013)
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Aristotle and Dante Discove...

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4.33 avg rating — 293,333 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2013)
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Diego Rivera: His World and...

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3.87 avg rating — 632 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2012)
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Under the Mesquite

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3.97 avg rating — 3,113 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2012)
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The Dreamer

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3.98 avg rating — 6,383 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2011)
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Grandma's Gift

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3.98 avg rating — 373 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustrator (2011)
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Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Chi...

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3.86 avg rating — 653 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2010)
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Return to Sender

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3.75 avg rating — 3,270 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2010)
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Just in Case

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 782 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2009)
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The Surrender Tree: Poems o...

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3.94 avg rating — 2,478 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2009)
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Los Gatos Black on Halloween

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4.13 avg rating — 1,062 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2008)
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The Poet Slave of Cuba: A B...

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4.04 avg rating — 931 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2008)
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The Tequila Worm

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3.85 avg rating — 1,535 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Narrative (2006)
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Doña Flor: A Tall Tale abou...

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3.92 avg rating — 558 ratings
Pura Belpré Award for Illustration (2006)
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