Books Build Bridges is a community read program hosted by Hamilton East Public Library each fall to build community through shared experience, provide diverse reading opportunities and engage our community with noted authors.
Duncan Tonatiuh (toh-nah-tee-YOU) is an award-winning author illustrator of the community read title Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale (Grades K-5) . He is both Mexican and American. He grew up in San Miguel, Mexico and graduated from Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lan College in New York City.
Duncan Tonatiuh has received the following awards and honors for Pancho Rabbit:
2014 Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children’s Book Award
2014 Americas Award Honorable Mention
Pura Belpre Honor Book
New York Public Library Annual Children’s Book List 2013
Kirkus Best Books 2013
Best Multicultural Children’s Books 2013
Notable Children’s Books from ALSC 2013
Notable Books for a Global Society 2014
Copies are available for checkout at the libraries or through Hoopla.