Great Reads: The Pura Belpré Awards
Every year, the American Library Association honors hundreds of the best books for children and young adults. The Pura Belpré Medal recognizes the best books by Latino authors and illustrators. In this video, members of the Pura Belpré Medal committee discuss the winning books and why they were chosen as the best of the year.
Update: This video features the 2010 Pura Belpré Medal winners. The latest winners were announced in January - learn about the 2011 winners.