1998 - Award Recipients: George Ancona and Amelia Lau Carling
The Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. For more information on the Américas Award, visit the CLASP website: http://claspprograms.org/pages/detail/37/Americas-Award. The 1998 Américas Award titles were honored at a ceremony held on June 18, 1999 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Barrio: José’s Neighborhood by George Ancona (Harcourt Brace, 1998)
Mama and Papa Have a Store by Amelia Lau Carling (Dial, 1998)
CLASP. "1998 - Award Recipients: George Ancona and Amelia Lau Carling." (1999). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_K12_americasawards/2