Film, Video 2007-08 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature

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Title
2007-08 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature
Summary
Authors Pat Mora and Laura Resau and illustrator Rafael Lopez received the 2007 Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature at the 15th annual award presentation. The award is sponsored by the Consortium of the Latin American Studies Program (CLASP) at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, in cooperation with the Library's Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book. Mora and Lopez were honored for their book "Yum! Mmmm! !Que Rico! America's Sproutings" (Lee & Low, 2007). Resau was recognized for her book "Red Glass" (Delacorte Press, 2007).
Event Date
October 04, 2008
Notes
-  Laura Resau writes children's and young adult fiction. Her book "Red Glass" received the International Reading Association's Young Fiction Award.
-  Rafael Lopez's work for "My Name Is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz," by Monica Brown, was recognized as a Pura Belpre Honor Book. His work, imbued with magical symbolism, depicts the rich cultural heritage of Mexico an is inspired by the work of Mexican muralists.
-  Pat Mora is a Mexican-American poet and author of children's books. She has written 47 books, including "My Own True Name: New and Selected Poems" (2000). Her many awards include the Southwest Book Award and the Aztlan Literature Award.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: https://www.loc.gov/loc/cfbook/
Hispanic Division : https://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/
Running Time
1 hours 7 minutes
Online Format
video

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