Past Awards & Other Resources

2014
Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Cindy Trumbore and illustrated by Susan Roth. (Lee & Low Books, 2013)
Honor Books
Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People by Susan Goldman Rubin
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote by Duncan Tonatiuh
Curriculum Unit
Commended Titles

2013
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano. (Scholastic, 2012)
Commended Titles
Library of Congress Webcast [Sonia Manzano]

2012
Hurricane Dancers by Margarita Engle. (Henry Holt & Co., 2011)
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People by Monica Brown and illustrated by Julie Paschkis (Henry Holt & Co., 2011)
Commended Titles
Library of Congress Webcast [Margarita Engle, Monica Brown, Julie Paschkis]

2011
Clemente! by Willie Perdomo; illustrated by Bryan Collier. (Holt, 2010)
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan; illustrated by Peter Sís. (Scholastic, 2010)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [Willie Perdomo, Bryan Collier, Pam Munoz Ryan]

2010
Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez. (Knopf, 2009)
What Can You Do With a Paleta? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? by Carmen Tafolla; illustrated by Magaly Morales. (Tricycle Press, 2009)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [Julia Alvarez, Magaly Morales, Carmen Tafolla]

2009
Just in Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book by Yuyi Morales. (Roaring Brook Press, 2008)
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle. (Holt, 2008)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [John Y. Cole, Yuyi Morales, Margarita Engle]

2007-2008
Red Glass by Laura Resau. (New York: Delacorte, 2007)
YUM! ¡MMMM! ¡QUE RICO!: America’s Sproutings by Pat Mora. Pictures by Rafael López. (New York: Lee & Low, 2007)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [ Pat Mora, Rafael López, Laura Resau]

2006
Josias, Hold the Book by Jennifer Elvgren; illustrated by Nicole Tadgell (Boyds Mill, 2006)
The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle; illustrated by Sean Qualls (Holt, 2006)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [Margarita Engle, Sean Qualls, Jennifer Elvgren, Nicole Tadgell]

2005
Cinnamon Girl: letters found inside a cereal box by Juan Felipe Herrera (HarperCollins, Joanna Cotler Books, 2005)
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [Juan Felipe Herrera]

2004
My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia by Monica Brown; illustrated by Rafael López (Luna Rising, 2004)
Curriculum Unit
Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (Cinco Puntos, 2004)
Curriculum Unit
Commended List
Library of Congress Webcast [Monica Brown, Rafael López, Benjamin Sáenz]