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Pura Belpré (February 2, 1899 – July 1, 1982) was the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. She was also a writer, collector of folktales, and puppeteer. The Pura Belpré Award is a children's book award presented every year, to the Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
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I have yet to meet a Pura. There was one years ago on a telenovela. Somehow naming your daughter "Pure" seems like a sure way to end up with a wild child.