The 2015 International Latino Book Awards Winners!

Below are the first place winners of the 17th Annual International Latino Book Awards in the children’s, youth, and young adult categories. If you click on the images, you will be taken to Indiebound, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble for more information. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co-presented by Las Comadres para las Americas and Reforma, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos. The Awards were announced this past weekend, in San Francisco as part of the ALA Conference. For the complete list, which includes adult fiction, nonfiction, and second place and honorable mention winners, click hereCONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE WINNERS!!

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

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Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: English

20759593  18106361

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Bilingual

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Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Spanish

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Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book: English

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Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Bilingual

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Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish

Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Most inspirational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

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Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

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Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book

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Best Educational Youth Chapter Book

Most Inspirational Youth Chapter Book

 

Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: English

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Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: Spanish or Bilingual

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Best Young Adult Fiction Book: English

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Best Young Adult Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Best Young Adult Nonfiction Book

Best Educational Young Adult Book

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Most Inspirational Young Adult Book

The Sparrow and The Frog

Best Book Written by a Youth

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: Spanish to English

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: English to Spanish

Best First Book: Children’s and Youth: English

22174131

Best First Book: Children’s and Youth: Spanish or Bilingual

The 2015 International Latino Book Awards Finalists!

Below are the 2015 finalists for the 17th Annual International Latino Book Awards in the children’s, youth, and young adult categories. If you click on the images, you will be taken to Indiebound, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon for more information. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co-presented by Las Comadres para las Americas and Reforma, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos. The Awards themselves will be June 27 in San Francisco as part of the ALA Conference. Click here for the complete list, which includes adult fiction and nonfiction. Congratulations and good luck to all of the finalists!

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

23242348  20640741  23058499

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: English

20759593    20262585  18106361  20763795  18209399

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Bilingual

The Dance Recital by Jill Barletti

18654384  20837127  23218636  20763960

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Spanish

22929028  25246378  22750429

Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book: English

boy Zorro for New Books  18405521  18465502

Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

    

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Educational Children’s Picture Book

23218636  23173378  18009252

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Esto es mio!    

Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book: English

18465502

Most inspirational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

23058499  20837127  

Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

21928995  

Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book

17571252  18166935  

Best Educational Youth Chapter Book

  

Most Inspirational Youth Chapter Book

 

Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: English

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Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: Spanish or Bilingual

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Best Young Adult Fiction Book: English

18048909  22715444  18222731  22097606  13515320  18079898

Best Young Adult Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Best Young Adult Nonfiction Book

Best Educational Young Adult Book

 Barrio Writers: Empowering Teens Through Creative Writing

 Micaela, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Most Inspirational Young Adult Book

Dream to Achieve: 15 Key Skills That Empower You to Succeed in Today's Challenging World  The Sparrow and The Frog

Best Book Written by a Youth

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: Spanish to English

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: English to Spanish

    

Best First Book: Children’s and Youth: English

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Best First Book: Children’s and Youth: Spanish or Bilingual

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The 2014 International Latino Book Awards Winners!!

Below are the first place winners of the 16th Annual International Latino Book Awards in the children’s, youth, and young adult categories. If you click on the images, you will be taken to Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon for more information. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co-presented by Las Comadres para las Americas and Reforma, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos. The Awards were announced this past weekend, on June 28, in Las Vegas as part of the ALA Conference. For the complete list, which includes adult fiction, nonfiction, and second place and honorable mention winners, click hereCONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE WINNERS!!

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Latino Focused Children’s Book: Spanish or Bilingual

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Best Children’s Fiction Book: English

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Bilingual

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Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Spanish

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Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book

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Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Hola! Gracias! Adios!

Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Pink Firetrucks

Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

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Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book: English

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Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Best Youth Chapter Nonfiction Book

Most Inspirational Chapter Book

The Adventures of Chubby Cheeks: The Pro Quest

Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: English

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Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Los Pájaros No Tienen Fronteras by Edna Iturralde

Best Young Adult Fiction Book: English

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Best Young Adult Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

La Guarida de las Lechuzas by Antonio Ramos Revillas

Best Young Adult Nonfiction Book

Best Educational Young Adult Book

Most Inspirational Young Adult Book

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Best Book Written by a Youth: English

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Best Book Written by a Youth: Spanish or Bilingual

  Serendipity, Poems About Love in High School

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: Spanish to English

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Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: English to Spanish

Best Chapter/Young Adult Book Translation: English to Spanish

El Gusano de Tequila

Best First Book: Children’s and Youth

 

The 2014 International Latino Book Awards Finalists!

Below are the 2014 finalists for the 16th Annual International Latino Book Awards in the children’s, youth, and young adult categories. If you click on the images, you will be taken to Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon for more information. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co-presented by Las Comadres para las Americas and Reforma, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos. The Awards themselves will be June 28 in Las Vegas as part of the ALA Conference. For the complete list, which includes adult fiction and nonfiction, check out the Latina Book Club site. Congratulations and good luck to all of the finalists!

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book: English

18296043  15791044

Best Latino Focused Children’s Book: Spanish or Bilingual

17265250  19483940  An Honest Boy Un hombre sincero

Best Children’s Fiction Book: English

18492598  15842628  The Box of Holes  

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Bilingual

17267265  17940785  15938471  16000381

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book: Spanish

20948920  17802285  16457293  18406769  20454675

Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book

13610203  An Honest Boy Un hombre sincero  The Dog That Became a Lion

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: English

17465058  18296043  15791044

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

  19483940  Hola! Gracias! Adios!  18126680  Embedded image permalink

Most inspirational Children’s Picture Book: English

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Most inspirational Children’s Picture Book: Spanish or Bilingual

18198024  9542372  Embedded image permalink  Pink Firetrucks  18406693

Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

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Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book: English

16131067  17166339  16059385

Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

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Best Youth Chapter Nonfiction Book

Most inspirational Chapter Book

Front Cover  The Adventures of Chubby Cheeks: The Pro Quest

Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: English

Insurgency: 1968 Aztec Walkout by Victor Gonzalez

17274543  15769992  Stars of the Savanna

Best Young Adult Latino Focused Book: Spanish or Bilingual

Los Pájaros No Tienen Fronteras by Edna Iturralde

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Best Young Adult Fiction Book: English

17184137  12154323  15814459  15798660  A Girl Named Nina

Best Young Adult Fiction Book: Spanish or Bilingual

La Guarida de las Lechuzas by Antonio Ramos Revillas

Best Young Adult Nonfiction Book

  

Best Educational Young Adult Book

18462053  Stars of the Savanna  

Most Inspirational Young Adult Book

15769992  12352685  Stars of the Savanna

Best Book Written by a Youth: English

15020431  15874623

Best Book Written by a Youth: Spanish or Bilingual

  Serendipity, Poems About Love in High School

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: Spanish to English

Avian Kingdom Feathered Tales: Birds Of A Feather  Avian Kingdom Feathered Tales: Pelican Sky  Avian Kingdom Feathered Tales: Two Hoots and a Holler  17465058

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation: English to Spanish

El Día Maravilloso de Hacer Tamales que Tuvo Sofia by Albert Monreal Quihuis; translator: Veronica Lamanes

Best Chapter/Young Adult Book Translation: English to Spanish

El Gusano de Tequila

Best First Book: Children’s and Youth

Stars of the Savanna  An Honest Boy Un hombre sincero