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Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award

Texas State University

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Texas State University College of Education developed The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience. The award was established in 1995 and was named in honor of Dr. Tomás Rivera, a distinguished alumnus of Texas State University.

This award will be given annually to the author/illustrator of the most distinguished book for children and young adults that authentically reflects the lives and experiences of Mexican Americans in the United States.


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  • Additional Information: The award is conferred at a special celebration during Hispanic Heritage Month each year.

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