Spirits of the High Mesa

Written by Floyd Martinez. (Arte Público Press, 1997).

The book cover of "Spirits of the High Mesa" by Floyd Martinez features Flavio, a teen boy wearing overalls stands next to his seated grandfather as both look toward their town, with its powerlines and autos.


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.
1998 - Honor(s)