Lighting the Candle: El Paso to Pura Belpré

From the May/June 2021 special issue of The Horn Book Magazine: The Pura Belpré Award at 25. Find more in the "Lighting the Candle" series here.

Raúl the Third

Raúl the Third, a.k.a. Raúl Gonzalez has received two Belpré Awards for illustration and one honor. His latest book is ¡Vamos! Let's Go Read (2023), and his next, in 2024, is ¡Vamos! Let's Celebrate Halloween and Día de los Muertos (both Versify/HarperCollins).

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