An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio

Written by Judith Ortiz Cofer. (Melanie Kroupa / Orchard Books, 1995).



Awards Won

Title Year
Belpré Medal image Pura Belpré Award
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
1996 - Winner(s)