Americas Book Award
Américas Award for Children’s & Young Adult Literature
2012 Award Winners
Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck by Margarita Engle. Henry Holt and Company.
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People by Monica Brown; Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. Henry Holt and Company.
2012 Honorable Mention
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall. Lee and Low Books, Inc.
The Queen of Water by Laura Resau and María Virginia Farinango. Delacorte Press.
2012 Commended Titles
Sylvia and Aki by Winifred Conkling. Tricycle Press.
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Engage with Américas Award Books
- Annotated Bibliographies
- Teaching resources
- Past Winners
- Watch the 2012 Award Ceremony at the The Library of Congress