Américas Award

2015 AWARD WINNERS
LOS PREMIOS AMERICAS 2015

Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh. (Abrams Books, 2014)

Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

2015 HONORABLE MENTIONS

Migrant by José Manuel Mateo and illustrated by Javier Martínez Pedro (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014)

Strike! The Farm Workers’ Fight for their Rights by Larry Dane Brimner (Calkins Creek, 2014)

2015 COMMENDED TITLES

A de Activista by Martha González and illustrated by Innosanto Nagara (Triangle Square)

Abuelo by Arthur Dorros and illustrated by Raúl Colón (HarperCollins Publishers)

Caminar by Skila Brown (Candlewick Press)

Dalia’s Wondrous Hair/El Cabello Maravilloso de Dalia by Laura Lacámara (Piñata Books)

Frida & Diego: Art, Love, Life by Catherine Reef (Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt)

Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero (Cinco Puntos Press)

Green is a Chile Pepper: a Book of Colors by Roseannae Greenfield Thong and illustrated by John Parra (Chronicle Books)

Letters from Heaven by Lydia Gil (Piñata Books)

Low Riders in Space by Cathy Camper and illustrated by Raúl the Third (Chronicle Books)

Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera and illustrated by Raúl Colón (Penguin Group)

The Secret Side of Empty by Maria E. Andreu (Running Press)

Twas Nochebuena by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, illustrated by Sara Palacios (Penguin Group)

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