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