Building Communities and Selves: Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tomás Rivera Children’s Book Award with winning authors who bring the vitality of Mexican American life to young readers. The Rivera Award conveys Dr. Tomás Rivera’s vision of Chicano/a literature as a catalyst for developing strong identities and healthy communities.
With Raúl Colón, Jesse Gainer, Susanna Reich, Carmen Tafolla, Duncan Tonatiuh
Moderated by: Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez
Sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
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This event took place as part of the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival. It was held at the Dixon Place on April 26, 2016.