1996 - Award Recipients: Carmen Lomas Garza and Victor Martínez
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 1996 Américas Award titles were honored at a ceremony held in 1997 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
In My Family/En mi familia by Carmen Lomas Garza (Children’s Book Press, 1996)
Parrot in the Oven by Victor Martínez (HarperCollins, 1996)
CLASP. "1996 - Award Recipients: Carmen Lomas Garza and Victor Martínez." (1997). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_K12_americasawards/7