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Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (1904-2000) was the highly acclaimed author of many books for young people. Born in California, it was her move to Mexico in the 1930s that inspired many of her books, including "El Guero: A True Adventure Story" and "Leona: A Love Story," She won the Newbery Medal in 1966 for "I, Juan de Pareja,"