Américas Award

Américas Award for Children’s & Young Adult Literature

2014 AWARD WINNER

Parrots Over Puerto Rico illustrated by Susan Roth and co-authored by Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore. Lee & Low Books Inc.

2014 HONORABLE MENTIONS

Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People by Susan Goldman Rubin. Abrams Books for Young Readers.

Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote illustrated and written by Duncan Tonatiuh. Abrams Books for Young Readers.

2014 COMMENDED TITLES

Enrique’s Journey Sonia Nazario. Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

María Tenía una Llamita/María Had a Little Llama by Angela Dominguez. Henry Holt.

Round is a Tortilla illustrated by John Parra and written by Roseanne Thong. Chronicle Books.

Serafina’s Promise by Ann E. Burg. Scholastic Press.

Tito Puente: Mambo King/Rey del Mundo illustrated by Rafael López and written by Monica Brown. Harper Collins.

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Med Medina. Candlewick Press.

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