El International Latino Book Awards versión 15 años anunció los finalistas de los premios literarios que serán entregados este jueves 30 de mayo en el Instituto Cervantes. La premicación se hace en el marco de BEA – Book Expo America, en el Javits Center, la mayor feria de libros que se realiza en Nueva York.

La version de los premios del 2012 premio 148 editoriales y escritores y este año han sido seleccionados 189 finalistas para la premiación que fue instaurada por el actor y activista Edward James Olmos.

Ana Fuentes periodista española candidata al premio literario por su libro Cuando los chinos hablan

Ana Fuentes periodista española candidata al premio literario por su libro Cuando los chinos hablan

Los finalistas para los premios del 2013 son:

A children, youth, & young adult book awards

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book – English

How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico, Rudolfo Anaya, Rio Grande Books

LightKeepers to the Rescue!, Marisa de Jesús Paolicelli, A Caribbean Experience Con Amor

Sofia’s Awesome Tamale Day, Albert Monreal Quihuis, Albert Monreal Quihuis

 

Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book – Spanish or Bilingual

Conoce a Simón Bolívar, Edna Iturralde, Alfaguara Grupo Santillana USA

Pelito: The Move • La Mudanza, Abraham Urias, Lito Publishing

 

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book – English

Grandpa Lolo’s Navajo Saddle Blanket, Nasario García, University of New Mexico Press

Life is Beautiful!, Ana Eulate; Illustrator: Sonja Wimmer, Cuento de Luz

LightKeepers to the Rescue!, Marisa de Jesús Paolicelli, A Caribbean Experience Con Amor

Mom Goes to War, Irene Aparici; Illustrator: Mónica Carretero, Cuento de Luz

The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pat Mora; Illustrators: Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, Random House Children’s Books

Walking Through a World of Aromas, Ariel Andrés Almada; Illustrator: Sonja Wimmer, Cuento de Luz

 

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book – Bilingual

Guacamole, Jorge Argueta & Margarita Sada, Groundwood Books

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Periquito, The Story of Little Parakeet, Georgette Baker, Cantemos

 

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book – Spanish

Cocorina y El Puchero Mágico, Mar Pavón; Illustrator: Mónica Carretero, Cuento de Luz

Egipto, Pau Joan Hernández; Fernando Vicente, Editorial Combel

Soy Feliz, Alberto Agraso & Mony Donjeiji, Walking for Peace Publishing

 

Best Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book

Conoce a Miguel de Cervantes, Edna Iturralde, Alfaguara Grupo Santillana USA

Diego Rivera: His World and Ours, Duncan Tonatiuh, Abrams Books For Young Readers

La Malinche, Francisco Serrano, Groundwood Books

 

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book – English

LightKeepers to the Rescue!, Marisa de Jesús Paolicelli, A Caribbean Experience Con Amor

Mom Goes to War, Irene Aparici; Illustrator: Mónica Carretero, Cuento de Luz

Spike, the Mixed-Up Monster, Susan Hood, Simon & Schuster, Books for Young Readers

 

Best Educational Children’s Picture Book – Spanish or Bilingual

Colores Everywhere!, Madeleine Budnick, Trinity University Press

Hello Círculos!, Madeleine Budnick, Trinity University Press

¡Nos Divertimos con la Ciencia!, Ángels Navarro, Editorial Combel

 

Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Mom Goes to War, Irene Aparici; Illustrator: Mónica Carretero, Cuento de Luz

The Sky of Afghanistan, Ana Eulate; Illustrator: Sonja Wimmer, Cuento de Luz

 

Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book

Border Town #1: Crossing the Line, Malin Alegria, Scholastic Books

Pueblo Fronterizo No 1: Cruzar el Limite, Malin Alegria, Scholastic Books

 

Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book – English

Calling Him Dad, Virginia Kamhi, WPR Books

Love, Amalia, Alma Flor Ada, Simon & Schuster, Books for Young Readers

 

Best Youth Chapter Fiction Book – Spanish or Bilingual

Oro, Incienso y Mirra, Ariel González Calzada, Floricanto Press

 

Most Inspirational Youth Chapter Book

Calling Him Dad, Virginia Kamhi, WPR Books

 

Best Young Adult Fiction Book

A Thunderous Whisper, Christina Diaz Gonzales, Random House Children’s Books

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Simon & Schuster, Books for Young Readers

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, Sonia Manzano, Scholastic Books

When The Guns Fell Silent, Edna Iturralde, WPR Publishing

 

Best Young Adult Nonfiction Book

The Pregnancy Project, Gaby Rodriguez with Jenna Glatzer, Simon & Schuster, Books for Young Readers

 

Best Educational Young Adult Book

Lectura de textos: Análisis e Interpretación. Narrativa, Poesía, Drama y Ensayo. Siglo XX, Eugenia Muñoz, Pearson Learning Solutions

Puberman El Enfrentamiento, Maria Villegas & Jennie Kent; Illustrator: Ivan Chacon, Villegas Editores

 

Most Inspirational Young Adult Book

El Sendero Hacia el Exito!, Daniel Ramirez,

 

Best Gift Book

Floricanto en Aztlan, Alurista, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

María, Jorge Isaacs; Illustrator: Sylvia Patiño, editorSPatino

Rebozos, Carmen Tafolla, Wings Press

 

Best Cookbook

Cocina & Diplomacia, Mariana Espinosa De Silva; Photographer: Greg Powers, Villegas Editores

Sabores Yucatecos: A Culinary Tour of The Yucatán, Katherine A. Diaz, Gilberto Cetina, & Gilberto Cetina, Jr., WPR Publishing

 

Best Reference Book – English

The Arhoolie Foundation’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings, Agustin Gurza, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

The Latino Theatre Initiative, Center Theatre Group Papers 1980-2005, Chantal Rodriguez, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

 

Best Reference Book – Spanish or Bilingual

A-Z Las Palabras de la Arquitectura, Benjamin Barney-Caldas; Illustrator: Sylvia Patiño, editorSPatino

La Familia y El Dinero ¡Hecho Fácil!, Elaine King, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

Libro de Emblemas Imagen Y Palabra en el Barroco, Fabio Ramirez S. J. & Juan David Giraldo, Villegas Editores

 

Best Self-help Book

Como Tratar Con Gente Difícil, Becky Krinsty,

El Sendero Hacia el Exito!, Daniel Ramirez,

Nuevo Comienzo, Carlos Flores, Evolution Publishing House

Poder de Mujer, Mariela Sabbah, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

 

Best Health Book

Ciudad de Huérfanos, Avi, Editorial Bambu

El Cerebro y El Mito Del Yo, Rodolfo R. Llinas, Villegas Editores

Get a Bargain’ Body: The City Gym Boys’ Ultimate Body Weight Workout for Men and Women, Charles LaSalle, Gotham Books

Vive la Vida de Tus Sueños, Martín Llorens, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

 

Best Parenting/Family Book

La Familia y El Dinero ¡Hecho Fácil!, Elaine King, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

Palabras Calladas, José Álvarez, Editorial Voces De Hoy

 

Best Women’s Issues Book

8 Ways to Say “I Love My Life!”, Josefina Lopez, Susan Orosco, Margo De Leon, Nancy De Los Santos Reza, Bel Hernandez Castillo, Laura De Anda, Joanna Ilizaliturri Diaz, & Rita

Mosqueda Marmolejo, Arte Público Press

Dulcified: Sweetened by the Education of Life, Lisa R. Ramírez, TP Rewards

Looking for Esperanza, Adriana Páramo, Benu Press

Poder de Mujer, Mariela Sabbah, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

 

Best Religious Book

La Segunda Venida de Christo, Vol. II, Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-Realization Fellowship

 

Best Spiritual/New Age Book

Caminando por la Paz: Un Camino Interior, Mony Dojeiji & Alberto Agraso, Walking for Peace Publishing

La Segunda Venida de Christo, Vol. II, Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-Realization Fellowship

Vive la Vida de Tus Sueños, Martín Llorens, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

 

Best Travel Book

José María Gutiérrez De Alba, Impresiones de un Viaje a America, Diario Ilustrado de Viajes por Colombia 1871-1873, Jose Maria Gutierrez De Alba, Villegas Editores

 

Best Nonfiction – Multi-Author

Count on Me, Las Comadres Para Las Americas, Atria Books

Power of The Spirit: A Portuguese Journey of Building Faith and Churches in California, Joe Machado, Ferreira Moreno, José Do Couto Rodrigues, Portuguese Heritage Publications of California, Inc

The Arhoolie Foundation’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings, Agustin Gurza, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

The Power of One: The Story of the Border Angels, Enrique Morones & Richard Griswule del Castillo, San Diego State University Press

 

Best Latino Focused Fiction Book

Pig Behind the Bear, Maria Nieto, Berkeley Press: Floricanto Press

The Block Captain’s Daughter, Demetria Martínez, University of Oklahoma Press

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo, Francisco Haghenbeck, Atria Books

 

Best Popular Fiction

Better with You Here, Gwendolyn Zepeda, Grand Central Publishing

Missing in Machu Picchu, Cecilia Velástegui, Libros Publishing

The Second Time We Met, Leila Cobo, Grand Central Publishing

 

Best Novel – Adventure or Drama

Missing in Machu Picchu, Cecilia Velástegui, Libros Publishing

Seeking Tierra Santa: Summer Terror in Texas, Michael M. Pacheco, Create Space

 

Best Novel – Historical Fiction – English

Malena, Edgardo David Holzman, Nortia Press

The Sandoval Sisters’ Secret of Old Blood, Sandra Ramos O’Briant, La Gente Press

 

Best Novel – Historical Fiction – Spanish or Bilingual

Caminos: La Odisea de una Familia Española en América Después de la Guerra Civil Española, Carlos B. Vega, Janaway Publishing Inc, Books Division

Dos Santos, Fernando de Aragón, Lepican Publishing

 

Best Novel – Mystery

Every Last Secret, Linda Rodriguez, St. Martin’s Press: Minotaur Books

Hell or High Water, Joy Castro, St. Martin’s Press: Thomas Dunne Books

Missing in Machu Picchu, Cecilia Velástegui, Libros Publishing

The Land Grant, Carlos Cisneros, Arte Público Press

 

Best Novel – Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Map of the Sky, Felix J. Palma; Nick Caistor, Atria Books

Mortal Flesh: The Last Hero of Pompeii, Ana Maria Costa Alongi, Sigillum Publishers

The Closet of Discarded Dreams, Rudy Ch. Garcia, Damnation Books LLC

The Witch Narratives Reincarnation (Land of Enchantment #1), Belinda Vasquez Garcia, Magic Prose

 

Best Novel – Romance

Amor Eterno a Través de Las Dimensiones, Mery Larrinua, LuLu Press, Inc.

The Lost, Caridad Piñeiro, Grand Central Publishing

 

Best Poetry Book – One Author – English

How Fire is a Story, Waiting, Melinda Palacio, Tia Chucha Press

Transitions of a Nuyorican Cinderella, Maria Aponte, Aponte-Gonzales Production

 

Best Poetry Book – One Author – Bilingual

Homenaje a las Guerreras • Homenage to the Warrior Women, Peggy Robles – Alvarado, Create Space

Potrillo, Charles Wright, Vaso Roto Ediciones

Rebozos, Carmen Tafolla, Wings Press

 

Best Poetry Book – One Author – Spanish

Alusiones, Eduardo Félix Medrano-Salas, Editorial Betania

Conjuro, Xánath Caraza, Mammoth Publications

Floricanto en Aztlan, Alurista, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

 

Best Poetry Book – Multi-Author

La Escuela de Wallace Stevens, Harold Bloom, Vaso Roto Ediciones

Women Voices: 3 Generations of Puertorriqueña Poets, Anita Vélez – Mitchell, Gloria Vando, & Anika Paris; Editor: Linda Rodriguez, Scapegoat Press

D EBOOKS & AUDIO AWARDS

 

Best Children’s Picture eBook

Animals in Our Neighborhood • Animales de Nuestro Vecindario, David Lindgren & Dora Currea

 

Best eBook – Nonfiction

Boquete Centenario: Florilegio Poético – Histórico, Markela Rojer de Ballesteros, Universidad de Panamá

Cuando Los Chinos Hablan, Ana Fuentes, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

 

Best eBook – Fiction

Roachkiller and Other Stories, Richie Narvaez, Beyond the Page Publishing

E PORTUGUESE AWARDS

Best Young Adult Book

O Sangue de Tua Tinta, Daniel Spíndola Riberio, Thesaurus Editora de Brasília

 

Best Book – Nonfiction

Não Existe Crime Perfeito, Marcos Linhares, Thesaurus Editora de Brasília

“Só o Amor”, Sri Daya Mata, Self-Realization Fellowship

Viva Sem Medo (Living Fearlessly), Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-Realization Fellowship

 

Best Book – Fiction

Almagesto: Contos Anímicos, Adriana Kortlandt, Thesaurus Editora de Brasília

O Gestor, O Político e O Ladrão, Judivan J. Vieira, Thesaurus Editora de Brasília

Surtei!, Cleunice de Arruda Castro, Thesaurus Editora de Brasília

 

F DESIGN AWARDS

Best Cover Design

Homenaje a las Guerreras • Homenage to the Warrior Women, Peggy Robles Alvarado, Pepper Negron, & Carmelo Dominguez, Create Space

Mario Velez, Luis Fernando Valencia; Illustrator: Mario Velez, Villegas Editores

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

 

Best Cover Illustration

Bonita es la Vida!, Nivola Uyá , Cuento de Luz

Dentro de mi Imaginación, Marta Arteaga; Zuzanna Celej, Cuento de Luz

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

 

Best Cover Photo

Dulcified: Sweetened by the Education of Life, Lisa R. Ramírez, TP Rewards

 

Best Interior Design

La Mentira de Vermeer, Michael Taylor; Illustrator: Josep Baga, Vaso Roto Ediciones

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

 

Best Use of Photos Inside the Book

Caminando Colombia, Andres Hurtado Garcia, Villegas Editores

Sabores Yucatecos: A Culinary Tour of The Yucatán, Katherine A. Diaz, Gilberto Cetina, & Gilberto Cetina, Jr., WPR Publishing

 

Best Use of Illustrations Inside the Book

Micaela: Despertar en Poesía • Waking Up to Poetry, Adalucía, Cholita Prints and Publishing Company

Periquito, The Story of Little Parakeet, Georgette Baker, Cantemos

 

G TRANSLATION AWARDS

Best Children’s Picture Book Translation – Spanish to English

Jungle Tales, Horacio Quiroga; Translator: Jeff Zorrilla,

Walking Through a World of Aromas, Ariel Andrés Almada; Jon Brokenbrow, Cuento de Luz

 

Best Nonfiction Book Translation – Spanish to English

La Arqueología del Viento • The Wind’s Archeology, Luis Alberto Ambroggio; Translator: Naomi Ayala, Vaso Roto Ediciones

Oblivion, Héctor Abad; Translator: Anne Mclean & Rosalind Harvey, Farrar Straus Giroux

 

Best Nonfiction Book Translation – English to Spanish

America’s Chapters of Freedom in English and Spanish: Declaration of Independence, Contitution, Bill of Rights, The Gettysburg Address. 2nd Edition., Carlos B. Vega, Janaway

Publishing Inc., Books Division

El Cazador de Sombras, Hipolito Acosta, Atria Books

La Segunda Venida de Christo, Vol. II, Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-Realization Fellowship

 

Best Fiction Book Translation – Spanish to English

The Dream of The Celt, Mario Vargas Llosa; Translator: Edith Grossman, Farrar Straus Giroux

The Map of the Sky, Felix J. Palma; Nick Caistor, Atria Books

The Polish Boxer, Eduardo Halfon; Translators: Daniel Hahn, Ollie Brock, Thomas Bunstead, Lisa Dillman, & Anne McLean., Bellevue Literacy Press

Time Commences in Xibalbá, Luis de Lión; Translator: Nathan C. Henne, University of Arizona Press

Traveler of The Century, Andrés Neuman; Translators: Nick Caistor & Lorena Garcia, Farrar Straus Giroux

Woes of the True Policeman, Roberto Bolaño; Translator: Natasha Wimmer, Farrar Straus Giroux

 

H THE MARIPOSA AWARDS

Best First Book – Children & Youth

I Am Happy, Alberto Agraso & Mony Dojeiji, Booklocker.com

 

Best First Book – Nonfiction – English

Clay Hills and Mud Pies, Annie Mary Perez, Floricanto Press

Everyday Revolutionaries: Gender, Violence, and Disillusionment in Postwar El Salvador, Irina Carlota Silber, Rutgers University Press

 

Best First Book – Nonfiction – Spanish or Bilingual

Cuando Los Chinos Hablan, Ana Fuentes, C.A. Press Libros en Español, Penguin Group (USA)

El Sendero Hacia el Exito!, Daniel Ramirez,

 

Best First Book – Fiction – English

Along These Highways, Rene S. Perez II, University of Arizona Press

The House of Order: Stories, John Paul Jaramillo, Anaphora Literary Press

The Sandoval Sisters’ Secret of Old Blood, Sandra Ramos O’Briant, La Gente Press

 

Best First Book – Fiction – Spanish or Bilingual

Conjuro, Xánath Caraza, Mammoth Publications

Cuerpo Mortal: El Ultimo Héroe de Pompeya, Ana Maria Costa Alongi, Sigillum Publishers