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Pam Muñoz Ryan

Pam Muñoz Ryan, has written over twenty-five books for young people including the novel, Esperanza Rising, winner of the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Peace Award, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, and the Americas Award Honor Book. Her novel, Riding Freedom has garnered many awards including the national Willa Cather Award, and the California Young Reader Medal.She now lives in north San Diego County with her husband and four children.

Genres: Children's Fiction
Series contributed to
Non fiction
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (2016) : Echo

Pam Muñoz Ryan recommends
As Simple as It Seems (2010)
Sarah Weeks
"Verbena is a character you will not want to leave. An endearing story, heartfelt and bouyant."
Illegal (2020)
(Disappeared, book 2)
Francisco X Stork
"Illegal is a compelling read infused with Francisco Stork's signature heart and thought-provoking ideas. With honesty and authenticity, it grapples with questions that we all ask ourselves about the moral inequities of immigration. Heartbreaking, yet hopeful."

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