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Children's Award Books

Within the last 100 years or so, various organizations have chosen to honor outstanding books written for young people. Each award highlights the finest book within a particular category or which reflects a particular theme. Most are awarded annually.

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The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award is administered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, Texas State University (TSU).

Recent Rivera Award Winners: 2018 - 2022

More information about the Rivera Award including a complete list of previous winners can be found on Texas State's Website.