Thursday, July 18

1997 Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature – Children/Young Adult Winner and Nominees

1997 Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature – Children/Young Adult Winner

The Circuit Francisco Jiménez

The Circuit

Francisco Jiménez

The Face at the Window Regina Hanson

The Face at the Window

Regina Hanson

1997 Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature – Children/Young Adult Nominees

Fruits: A Caribbean Counting Poem Valerie Bloom
Fruits: A Caribbean Counting Poem
Valerie Bloom
Mayeros: A Yucatec Maya Family George Ancona
Mayeros: A Yucatec Maya Family
George Ancona
A Little Salmon for Witness: A Story from Trinidad Vashanti Rahaman
A Little Salmon for Witness: A Story from Trinidad
Vashanti Rahaman
Angela Weaves a Dream: The Story of a Young Maya Artist Michèle Solá
Angela Weaves a Dream: The Story of a Young Maya Artist
Michèle Solá
Baseball in the Barrio Henry Horenstein
Baseball in the Barrio
Henry Horenstein
Buried Onions Gary Soto
Buried Onions
Gary Soto
Butterfly Boy Virginia Kroll
Butterfly Boy
Virginia Kroll
Carlos and the Skunk / Carlos Y El Zorrillo Jan Romero Stevens
Carlos and the Skunk / Carlos Y El Zorrillo
Jan Romero Stevens
Celebrate! In Central America Joe Viesti and Diane Hall
Celebrate! In Central America
Joe Viesti and Diane Hall
Cocoa Ice Diana Appelbaum
Cocoa Ice
Diana Appelbaum
Cuckoo / Cucu Lois Ehlert, Gloria de Aragón Andújar (tr.)
Cuckoo / Cucu
Lois Ehlert, Gloria de Aragón Andújar (tr.)
Day of the Dead Tony Johnston
Day of the Dead
Tony Johnston
Dear Abuelita / Querida Abuelita Sofía Meza Keane
Dear Abuelita / Querida Abuelita
Sofía Meza Keane
Diez Deditos and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America Jose-Luis Orozco (ed.)
Diez Deditos and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America
Jose-Luis Orozco (ed.)
From Father to Son / De padre a hijo Patricia Almada
From Father to Son / De padre a hijo
Patricia Almada
Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet In Spanish And English Alma Flor Ada
Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet In Spanish And English
Alma Flor Ada
Grannie Jus' Come! Ana Sisnett
Grannie Jus’ Come!
Ana Sisnett
I Am Of Two Places / Soy de dos lugares Mary Carden and Mary Cappellini (eds.)
I Am Of Two Places / Soy de dos lugares
Mary Carden and Mary Cappellini (eds.)
La Cucaracha Martina: A Caribbean Folktale / Un cuento folklorico del Caribe Daniel Moretón
La Cucaracha Martina: A Caribbean Folktale / Un cuento folklorico del Caribe
Daniel Moretón
Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems / Jitomates Risuenos y Otros Poemas de Primavera Francisco X. Alarcón
Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems / Jitomates Risuenos y Otros Poemas de Primavera
Francisco X. Alarcón
Mexico's Marvelous Corn / El maravilloso maíz de México Margarita González-Jensen
Mexico’s Marvelous Corn / El maravilloso maíz de México
Margarita González-Jensen
Novio Boy Gary Soto
Novio Boy
Gary Soto
Perdito's Day Luis Garay
Perdito’s Day
Luis Garay
Señor Cat's Romance and Other Favorite Stories from Latin America Lucía M. González
Señor Cat’s Romance and Other Favorite Stories from Latin America
Lucía M. González
Spirits of the High Mesa Floyd Martínez
Spirits of the High Mesa
Floyd Martínez
The Birthday Swap / ¡Qué sorpresa de cumpleaños! Loretta López
The Birthday Swap / ¡Qué sorpresa de cumpleaños!
Loretta López
The Lizard and the Sun / La lagartija y el sol Alma Flor Ada
The Lizard and the Sun / La lagartija y el sol
Alma Flor Ada
The Story of Dona Chila / El cuento de Doña Chila Mary Capellinni
The Story of Dona Chila / El cuento de Doña Chila
Mary Capellinni
Tomás and the Library Lady Pat Mora
Tomás and the Library Lady
Pat Mora
Where Fireflies Dance / Ahi, Donde Bailan Las Lucienagas Lucha Corpi
Where Fireflies Dance / Ahi, Donde Bailan Las Lucienagas
Lucha Corpi
White bread competition Jo Ann Yolanda Hernández
White bread competition
Jo Ann Yolanda Hernández