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1)  Gary Soto, Author of Chato Goes Cruisin'

2) Pat Mora, Author of Doña Flor

3)  Alma Flor Ada, Author of My Name Is Maria Isabel

4) Pam Muñoz Ryan, Author of Esperanza Rising

5)  Diane De Anda, Author of Dancing Miranda

6) Rudolfo Anaya, Author of The Santero's Miracle

7) Diane Gonzales Bertrand, Author of The Empanadas That Abuela Made

8)   Carmen Lomas Garza, Author of In My Family/En Mi Familia

9)   Lucia M. Gonzalez, Author of The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas

 10)  Benjamin Alire Saenz, Author of A Gift from Papá Diego / Un regalo de Papá Diego


Honorable Mention: There's a Coqui in My Shoe, by Marisa de Jesus Paolicelli.

Last Updated:
July 19, 2013
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Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013