The story of Saint Martin de Porres--an endearing tale of perseverance, faith, and triumph over racial and economic prejudice. Illustrated by David Diaz.
Belpre Illustrator Award 2013
Recognizing outstanding work by a Latino/latina Illustrator
The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The award is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Award Web Site: Belpré Award