Quiz: How Well Do You Know Pura Belpré Award Winners?

The Storyteller's Candle shares how Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian to serve at New York Public Library, welcomed the community to the library. Named in her honor, the Pura Belpré Award annually recognizes Latinx authors and illustrators who celebrate their culture in the children's literature they create. See how many of the award-winning books you know or learn more with my quiz.

A cool, sly cat plans a special dinner for his new neighbors in this book.
Author and illustrator Yuyi Morales wrote this bilingual story based on the life of a Mexican artist who painted vibrant self-portraits.
This book is based on the life and works of Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada, known for his skeletons associated with the Day of the Dead.
This story is based on the life of poet Pablo Neruda.
Elizabeth Acevedo wrote this teen novel in verse about a Dominican-American teenager who wants to perform in a slam poetry club.
In which book do a young boy and his two older brothers leave Cuba and become refugees in the United States?
Which novel is about a 13-year-old boy with the power to open portals?
Which book is inspired by Cuba’s first female drummer, Millo Castro Zaldarriaga?
Which book follows a tween girl new to Chicago who likes rock music, skateboarding and zines?
Which novel is about the relationship between a Mexican mother and daughter who flee Mexico and become farm workers in the United States?
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