Pam Munoz Ryan
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Pam Munoz Ryan

Pam Muñoz Ryan is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, ECHO, a 2016 Newbery Honor Book, and winner of the Kirkus Prize. She has written over forty books for young people--picture books, early readers, and middle grade and young adult novels. She the author recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award, the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, the Willa Cather Award, the Pura Belpré medal, the PEN USA award, and many others. Her novels include Esperanza Rising, Riding Freedom, Becoming Naomi León, Paint the Wind, The Dreamer, and Echo. She was born and raised in Bakersfield, California, holds a bachelor's and master's degree from San Diego State University and lives in north San Diego county with her family.

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Best Sellers

    • Esperanza Rising

    • By: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,054
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 866
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 868

    Esperanza Ortega possesses all the treasures a young girl could want: fancy dresses; a beautiful home filled with servants in the bountiful region of Aguascalientes...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GET THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW

    • By Laura on 04-14-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Echo

    • By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, David de Vries, Andrews MacLeod, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,843
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,834

    Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this virtuosic, genre-defying tour de force from storytelling maestro Pam Muñoz Ryan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best audio productions I have heard

    • By tru britty on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Becoming Naomi Leon

    • By: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Annie Kozuch
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    I always thought that the biggest trial in my life was my name, Naomi Guadalupe Zamora Outlaw, but little did I know that it was the least of my problems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My class LOVES this book!

    • By Terri on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Riding Freedom

    • By: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Hughes Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Charlotte Parkhurst was raised in the mid-1800s and was expected to live her life without the freedoms she dreamed of....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow I love this book

    • By Jenny L. Rennie on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Paint the Wind

    • By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    A puzzling photograph, a box filled with faded toy horses, and a single fractured memory are all that Maya has left of her mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For horse lovers

    • By Rob on 03-19-08

    Regular price: $13.95

    • The Dreamer

    • By: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Tony Chiroldes
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Neftalí’s father wants him to be a doctor. But Neftalí is not like other children....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was inspirational and it helps us understand that no matter what people says we are capable of anything

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Tony Baloney

    • By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Tony Baloney is a rambunctious macaroni penguin with a tremendous imagination....

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Pam Muñoz Ryan’s The Dreamer

    • By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Rita Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The award-winning author of Esperanza Rising talks about her stunning new book, a fictional biography of Pablo Neruda's younger years that combines elements of magical realism with poetry, history and literary fiction.....

    Regular price: $4.87

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