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Tomás Rivera Book Award

Welcome! Please click the videos below to view the 2021 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award Virtual Presentations, then join in on the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.

Young Readers Livestream

Older Readers Livestream

Texas State University College of Education created The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award in 1995 to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience. It is named in honor of Texas State University distinguished alumnus Dr. Tomás Rivera.