The 2015 Int’l Latino Book Award Ceremony

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Three local Colorado finalists and members of the Denver Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Books awards received the following awards!  Congratulations Lydia, Diann & Kathy and Elizabeth on your excellent award winning stories!!!   BRAVO!!!

Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

First Place    Letters from Heaven, Lydia Gil; Arte Publico Press; born in Puerto Rico to Cuban parents
Most Inspirational Nonfiction Book -English
Second Place   A Turquoise Life:  One Woman’s Triumphant Journey, Diann Kissell & Kathy Bird; Dog Ear Publishing; Diann:Latina Kathy: USA-Puerto Rican, Spanish
Best History Book- English
First Place   From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front, Elizabeth R. Escobedo; University of North Carolina Press; USA
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