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Pam Muñoz Ryan
Keynote Speaker
Pam Muñoz Ryan is the recipient of the Newbery Honor Medal and the Kirkus Prize for her New York Times best-selling novel, Echo, 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, Echo, Esperanza Rising, The Dreamer, Riding Freedom, Becoming Naomi Léon, and Paint the Wind, 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. Mañanaland is her most recent novel. Her acclaimed picture books include Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride and When Marian Sang, both illustrated by Brian Selznick, and Tony Baloney, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, as well as a beginning reader series featuring Tony Baloney. Pam lives near San Diego, California with her family. She can be found online at www.pammunozryan.com.

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Where to see Pam Muñoz Ryan
Indianapolis
Thursday, June 18th
Morning Keynote: Pernille Ripp
Afternoon Keynote: Pam Muñoz Ryan
Orlando
Thursday, July 9th
Morning Keynote: Pernille Ripp
Afternoon Keynote: Pam Muñoz Ryan



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