Pura Belpré 2014 Winners and Honor Books. Winner: Yaqui Delgado, by Meg Medina. Honors: The Living, Matt de la Peña; The Lightning Dreamer, Margarita Engle; Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote, Duncan Tonatiuh.
Yes! We Are Latinos, by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy. Illustrated by David Diaz. 96 pp. Through poetry and nonfiction, this book introduces middle and high school readers to a wide range of Latina/o heritages and histories. Each chapter begins with a poem about a specific person, followed by a sophisticated yet reader-friendly historical essay. Topics include indigenous roots, migrant farmworkers, immigration, Chinese and Japanese history in Latin America, and many more.