American Library Association Youth Media Awards

By Readingintheborderlands

Big congratulations to Matt de la Peña for winning the Newbery Medal for Last Stop on Market Street! This book also won a Caldecott Honor award.

And of note for Rio Grande Valley readers: The Smoking Mirror by David Bowles won a Pura Belpre Author Honor award. David Bowles is from the Rio Grande Valley and has written a number of books that focus on life in the borderlands.

The entire list of awards can be found here.

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