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Pam Munoz Ryan

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Pam Muñoz Ryan is the recipient of the Newbery Honor Medal and the Kirkus Prize for her <i>New York Times</i> bestselling novel, <i>Echo</i>, as well as the NEA’s Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature for her body of work. Her celebrated novels, <i>Echo</i>, <i>Esperanza Rising</i>, <i>The Dreamer</i>, <i>Riding Freedom</i>, <i>Becoming Naomi Léon</i>, and <i>Paint the Wind</i>, have received countless accolades, among them two Pura Belpré Awards, a NAPPA Gold Award, a Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and two Américas Awards. Her acclaimed picture books include <i>Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride</i> and <i>When Marian Sang</i>, both illustrated by Brian Selznick, and <i>Tony Baloney</i>, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, as well as a beginning reader series featuring Tony Baloney. Ryan lives near San Diego, California, with her family.

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