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In “Becoming Naomi León,” Muñoz Ryan writes convincingly about the love that binds an extended family together. Characters are well-drawn and balanced, relationships are honest, and Naomi's growing awareness of her cultural heritage and sense of self will keep readers engrossed.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 2006 (Honor Title)
- Middle, Older
- ISBN: 9780439269698
“The Dreamer” by Pam Muñoz Ryan, author medal winner, masterfully imagines the magic-filled youth of Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda. Through her skillful use of language inspired by Neruda's work, Muñoz Ryan weaves this stunning tale of a young boy's discovery of self and the development of his ideologies and artistic voice.
- Fiction, Historical Fiction
- Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 2011 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780439269704
Four narrators tell the stories of characters unexpectedly connected by the magic and music of a harmonica as it winds its way from Germany to the US.