1999 - Award Recipient: Juan Felipe Herrera
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 1999 Américas Award titles were honored at a ceremony held 6.16.2000 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
CrashBoomLove by Juan Felipe Herrera (University of New Mexico Press, 1999)
CLASP. "1999 - Award Recipient: Juan Felipe Herrera." (2000). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_K12_americasawards/3