Lulu Delacre
 

Awards + honors

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Author and Illustrator

Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America
(In print since 1989!) A Horn Book Fanfare Book
 

Peter Cottontail’s Easter Book
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists


Nathan’s Balloon Adventure
Junior Library Guild Selection


Vejigante Masquerader
1993 Américas Book Award
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
NCTE Notable Children’s Book in the Language Arts


Golden Tales
CCBC Choices. Américas Award Commended Title


Salsa Stories
CCBC Choices
IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
CBC Notable Children’s Book in the field of Social Studies
NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
IRA Outstanding International Books
Américas Award Commended Title
Críticas Best Book of 2002
Crown Award Nominee

Rafi and Rosi
Rafi y Rosi
Junior Library Guild Selection


Rafi and Rosi: Carnival!
Rafi y Rosi: ¡Carnaval!

Junior Library Guild Selection


Rafi and Rosi: Pirates!
Rafi y Rosi: ¡Piratas!

Primer Premio Campoy-Ada
Top Early Chapter Book SLJ Fuse #8 Production
Top Bilingual Chapter Book SLJ Fuse #8 Production
Junior Library Guild Serlection
ALSC Summer Reading List


Arrorró mi niño: Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games
2006 Pura Belpré Honor for illustration
Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
Collaborative Summer Library Program Early Literacy List


How Far Do You Love Me? 
Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
Latinidad List Best Latino Book 

¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Olinguito, from A to Z!
KIrkus Starred Review
School Library Journal Starred Review
Publishers Weekly Starred Review
Booklist Starred Review
 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book for Outstanding Nonfiction
International Latino Book Award
John Burroughs Young Readers Riverby Award
ALA Notable for All Ages
NCTE Notable in the Language Arts
Kirkus Best Books
Washington Post Best Books
New York Public Libraries Best Books
Huffington Post Best Books, Honorable Mention
ALSC Summer Reading List
ALSC Día STEAM List
Horn Book Summer Reading List
Tejas Star Reading List
Kojo Nnamdi Show’s Winter Reading List
BookLinks Lasting Connections
Capitol Choices
Junior Library Guild Selection


Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos
Kirkus Starred Review
Booklist Sarred Review
Kirkus Best Books
New York Public Library Best Books
Los Angeles Public Library Best Books
Malka Penn Award for Human Rights Honor Book
Booklist's Top 10 Diverse Fiction Books for Older and Middle Readers
Junior Library Guild Selection
CCBC Choices
CBC Notable in the field of Social Studies
2019 Rhode Island Latino Book Month List

 


Written

Alicia Afterimage
Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year
SSLI 2009 Honor Book
Flamingnet Top Choice Award
Bloomsbury Review 2008 Editor’s Favorite


Illustrated

The Bossy Gallito
1996 ALA Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration and Text
Américas Award Commended Title
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
Aesop Accolade List
New York Public Library Best Book for Reading and Sharing
 

The Storyteller’s Candle
2008 ALA Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration and Text
Américas Honor Award
2009 ALA Notable
Jane Addams Honor Award
Skipping Stones Award
Latino Book Awards Honorable Mention
Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Turning Pages
New York Times Bestseller
School Library Journal Starred Review
2019 Rhode Island Latino Book Month List


Personal Honors

1997 Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators, Juror
1998 Maryland Woman in the Arts
2003 National Book Award, Juror
2018 Consultant for Pearson and the National Assessment Governing Board
2018 Reading is Fundamental Champion of Children's Literacy Award