2020 Américas Awards

The Américas Awards are awarded by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs to “encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States” as well as to provide recommended titles for classroom use. Here are the 2020 awards that were announced in May:

WINNERS

Beast Rider by Tony Johnston and Maria Elena Fontanot De Rhoads

Between Us and Abuela by Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Sara Palacios

HONORABLE MENTIONS

The Moon Within by Aida Salazar

My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero, illustrated by Zeke Peña

The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcárcel

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