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Mora, Pat

Overview
Works: 130 works in 460 publications in 5 languages and 43,763 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Biography  Folklore  Legends  Music‡vTexts  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Translator, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.M78819, [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 )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,121 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 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,285 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 )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,871 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 )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,666 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 )
28 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 )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,311 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 )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,222 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. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Abuelos by Pat Mora( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,111 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
The race of toad and deer by Pat Mora( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends, tío Much, the toad, defeats the overconfident tío Keej, the deer, in a race
Pablo's tree by Pat Mora( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,009 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 988 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
Love to mamá : a tribute to mothers ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 974 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
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 965 libraries worldwide
A bilingual poem which describes some of the sounds of nature in a desert
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 934 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
The night the moon fell : a Maya myth by Pat Mora( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 903 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 )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A poetic depiction of the desert as the provider of comfort, food, spirit, and life
I pledge allegiance by Pat Mora( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 839 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"--
A library for Juana : the world of Sor Juana Inés by Pat Mora( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
A biography of the seventeenth-century Mexican poet, learned in many subjects, who became a nun later in life
Dizzy in your eyes : poems about love by Pat Mora( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 754 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 )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 687 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
 
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Alternative Names
Mora, P.
Pat Mora amerikansk författare
Pat Mora amerikansk skribent
Pat Mora Mexican American poet, children's writer
پت مورا نویسنده آمریکایی
モーラ, パット
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