In order to heal after his mother's death, thirteen-year-old Sal learns to reach into time and space to retrieve things--and people--from other universes.
Belpre Author Award 2020
Kids and/or Teens
Recognizing outstanding work by a Latino/latina writer
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
When Lety jumps at the chance to write animal profiles for the Furry Friends Animal Shelter, she is forced to team up with a grumpy classmate named Hunter, who devises a contest to decide who gets to be the official shelter scribe.
From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world
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