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Mora, Pat

Overview
Works: 126 works in 497 publications in 6 languages and 45,111 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Tall tales  Biography  Christmas music  Folklore  Legends  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Translator, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PS3563.O73, E
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Publications about Pat Mora
Publications by Pat Mora
Most widely held works by Pat Mora
Tomás and the library lady by Pat Mora( Book )
33 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,171 libraries worldwide
While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomás finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library
Book fiesta! : celebrate Children's Day/book day = Celebremos el día de los niños/el día de los libros by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,346 libraries worldwide
A picture book celebrating Children's Day, El Dia De Los Ninos. Bilingual format
Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart by Pat Mora( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,895 libraries worldwide
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
Gracias by Pat Mora( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
A young multiracial boy celebrates family, friendship, and fun by telling about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful
A birthday basket for Tía by Pat Mora( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
With the help and interference of her cat Chica, Cecilia prepares a surprise gift for her great-aunt's ninetieth birthday
Uno, dos, tres = One, two, three by Pat Mora( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
Pictures depict two sisters going from shop to shop buying birthday presents for their mother. Rhyming text presents numbers from one to ten in English and Spanish
Yum! mmmm! qué rico! : Americas' sproutings by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
"From blueberries to vanilla, indigenous foods of the Americas are celebrated in this collection of haiku, which also includes information about each food's origins"--Provided by publisher
Abuelos by Pat Mora( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Young Ray and Amelia move to a new village in New Mexico and experience the fright and fun of "los abuelos" for the first time. In the cold months of midwinter, village men disappear to disguise themselves as scary old men and then descend on the children, teasing them and asking if they've been good
Pablo's tree by Pat Mora( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted. Ever since his daughter adopted young Pablo, grandfather decorates a tree on the anniversary of the boy's arrival
The rainbow tulip by Pat Mora( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 975 libraries worldwide
A Mexican-American first-grader experiences the difficulties and pleasures of being different when she wears a tulip costume with all the colors of the rainbow for the school May Day parade
Listen to the desert = Oye al desierto by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 963 libraries worldwide
A bilingual poem which describes some of the sounds of nature in a desert
Love to mamá : a tribute to mothers ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
Thirteen Latin American poets present a collection of works that combine English and Spanish and describe the bonds between mothers, grandmothers, and children
A piñata in a pine tree : a Latino twelve days of Christmas by Pat Mora( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of the folk song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," friends exchange such gifts as a piñata and "cuatro luminarias." Includes pronunciation and glossary of Spanish words and a description of Christmas foods and other holiday traditions from different Latin American countries
I pledge allegiance by Pat Mora( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
"Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lobo for her U.S. citizenship ceremony"--
The night the moon fell : a Maya myth by Pat Mora( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a Mayan myth that tells of the moon falling into the dark ocean and rising back again to take the little fishes to be the Milky Way
The desert is my mother = El desierto es mi madre by Pat Mora( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A poetic depiction of the desert as the provider of comfort, food, spirit, and life
Delicious hullabaloo by Pat Mora( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 823 libraries worldwide
In this poem in English and Spanish, lizards, armadillos, and other creatures of the night make merry beneath the desert moon, enjoying the strains of a mariachi band and gobbling lots of delicious food
Dizzy in your eyes : poems about love by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
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. Also included are the author's footnotes on the various types of poetic forms used throughout to help demystify poetry and showcase its accessibility
The bakery lady by Pat Mora( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Monica, who wants to be a baker like her grandmother, finds the doll hidden in the bread on the feast for the Three Kings and thus gets to bake cookies for the next fiesta
Agua santa = Holy water by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Collection of poems by a Chicana poet celebrating the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses
 
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Alternative Names
Mora, P.
Pat Mora Amerikaans schrijfster
Pat Mora amerikansk författare
Pat Mora amerikansk skribent
Pat Mora Mexican American poet, children's writer
پت مورا نویسنده آمریکایی
모라, 패트
모라, 팻
モーラ, パット
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