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Pat Mora

Author of Tomas and the Library Lady

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Pat Mora is a bilingual author with a special focus on children's literature. Among her awards are Honorary Doctorates from North Carolina State University and SUNY Buffalo, Honorary Membership in the American Library Association, Life-Time Membership in USBBY, a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship to write in Umbria, Italy, and a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Texas at El Paso. She was a recipient and judge of a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a recipient and advisor of the Kellogg National Leadership Fellowships. Her children's books include: Water Rolls, Water Rises/El agua rueda, el agua sube. With her daughter, Libby Martinez, Pat also recently wrote I Pledge Allegiance and Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo!. A literacy advocate, Pat founded Children's Day, Book Day, El día de los niños, El día de los libros often known as Día. The year-long commitment promotes creatively linking all children and families to books, and establishing annual April Children's Day, Book Day celebrations across the country. April 2016 will be Día's 20th Anniversary. Pat's Book Fiesta captures the Día spirit. A former teacher, university administrator, museum director, and consultant, Pat is a popular national speaker who promotes creativity, inclusivity and bookjoy. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Tomas and the Library Lady… (more)
Tomas and the Library Lady 974 copies, 36 reviews
A Birthday Basket for Tía 822 copies, 9 reviews
Pablo's Tree 528 copies, 12 reviews
Gracias/Thanks 259 copies, 41 reviews
Confetti: Poems for Children 192 copies, 12 reviews
Uno, Dos, Tres: One, Two, Three 180 copies, 10 reviews
I Pledge Allegiance 168 copies, 13 reviews
This Big Sky 149 copies, 5 reviews
The Rainbow Tulip 137 copies, 10 reviews
The Race of Toad and Deer 65 copies, 15 reviews
House of Houses 59 copies, 2 reviews
Bookjoy, Wordjoy 42 copies, 4 reviews
Join Hands 40 copies, 4 reviews
Abuelos 37 copies, 2 reviews
The bakery lady 37 copies, 2 reviews
Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo! 29 copies, 2 reviews
Chants 24 copies
Borders 20 copies
My Singing Nana 16 copies, 2 reviews
Adobe Odes 16 copies
Communion 10 copies
My Family Double Set 1 copy, 1 review
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