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“My life just wouldn’t be my life without books. I wouldn’t be me. The possibility of bringing others bookjoy is a thrill.”—Pat Mora

Pat Mora’s Tomás and the Library Lady is an IRA Teachers’ Choice and a Texas Bluebonnet Master List Selection.


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An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los libros, an April 30th celebration of childhood, books, languages, and cultures... Read More


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The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Hardcover

Every December, Grandma Lupita tells Rose the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe. As they make paper flowers to put around her statue, Grandma begins: Long ago, on a cold December morning near what is now Mexico City, a man named Juan Diego put on his cloak and started down the... Read More
 





The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
eBook

Every December, Grandma Lupita tells Rose the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe. As they make paper flowers to put around her statue, Grandma begins: Long ago, on a cold December morning near what is now Mexico City, a man named Juan Diego put on his cloak and started down the... Read More
 





Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love
Written by Pat Mora
eBook

Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart’s desire: the girl who loves swimming, plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield... Read More
 





Dona Flor
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Trade Paperback

Doña Flor is a giant lady who lives in a tiny village in the American Southwest. Popular with her neighbors, she lets the children use her flowers as trumpets and her leftover tortillas as rafts. Flor loves to read, too, and she can often be found reading aloud to the children... Read More
 





Dona Flor
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Hardcover

Doña Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors–she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one... Read More
 





Dona Flor (Spanish Edition)
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Trade Paperback

Doña Flor, una señora gigante, vive en un pueblo pequeñito. Los vecinos
la adoran y ella adora a sus vecinos. Deja que los niños utilicen las flores de su jardín como trompetas y las tortillas como balsas. A Doña Flor le encanta leer y con frecuencia puedes verla rodeada de niños... Read More
 





I Pledge Allegiance
Written by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Hardcover

Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance at a special ceremony. Libby is also learning the Pledge this week... Read More
 





I Pledge Allegiance
Written by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
eBook

Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance at a special ceremony. Libby is also learning the Pledge this week... Read More
 





I Pledge Allegiance
Written by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Hardcover Library Binding

Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance at a special ceremony. Libby is also learning the Pledge this week... Read More
 





La hermosa Senora: Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Translated by Adriana Dominguez
Trade Paperback

Cada diciembre, abuelita Lupita le cuenta a Rosa la historia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Mientras ambas hacen flores de papel para colocar alrededor de su estatua, abuelita comienza: Hace mucho tiempo, durante una fría mañana de diciembre, cerca de lo que hoy es la Ciudad de México, un señor llamado... Read More
 





La hermosa Senora: Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Translated by Adriana Dominguez
eBook

Cada diciembre, abuelita Lupita le cuenta a Rosa la historia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Mientras ambas hacen flores de papel para colocar alrededor de su estatua, abuelita comienza: Hace mucho tiempo, durante una fría mañana de diciembre, cerca de lo que hoy es la Ciudad de México, un señor llamado... Read More
 





La hermosa Senora: Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Translated by Adriana Dominguez
Hardcover Library Binding

Cada diciembre, abuelita Lupita le cuenta a Rosa la historia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Mientras ambas hacen flores de papel para colocar alrededor de su estatua, abuelita comienza: Hace mucho tiempo, durante una fría mañana de diciembre, cerca de lo que hoy es la Ciudad de México, un señor llamado... Read More
 





Tomas and the Library Lady
Written by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul Colon
Trade Paperback

A Common Core Exemplar Text by an award-winning author-illustrator team

Tomás is a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops north from Texas to Iowa, spending long, arduous days in the fields. At night they gather around to hear Grandfather's wonderful stories. But before long, Tomás... Read More
 





Tomas and the Library Lady
Written by Pat Mora
Hardcover

A Common Core Exemplar Text by an award-winning author-illustrator team

Tomás is a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops north from Texas to Iowa, spending long, arduous days in the fields. At night they gather around to hear Grandfather's wonderful stories. But before long, Tomás... Read More
 





Tomas y la Senora De la Biblioteca
Written by Pat Mora
Trade Paperback

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