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Product Description: 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, at school—at the end of the week, she will stand up in front of everyone and lead the class in the Pledge...read more

Paperback:

9780399553417 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, September 20, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Children read aloud in various settings to celebrate of El Dia De Los Ninos, or Children's Day, in this bilingual story. Includes facts about Mexico's annual celebration of children and the book fiestas that are often included.

Prebinding:

9780606377874 | Turtleback Books, March 29, 2016, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: This Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños.Children’s Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years...read more
By Rafael Lopez (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Paperback:

9780061288784 | Blg rep edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 29, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: This Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños.

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Product Description: Here is a poetic ode to the beauty of the natural world as expressed by the movement and moods of water on Earth. With every evocative verse, we visit one of fourteen different water landscapes and cultural areas around the world, each stunningly illustrated with a breathtaking view of a place of natural beauty and conveying a sense of the drama, joy, power, serenity, grandeur, or peacefulness of water...read more
By Adriana Dominguez (trans), Pat Mora and Meilo So (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780892393251 | Bilingual edition (Childrens Book Pr, November 1, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Here is a poetic ode to the beauty of the natural world as expressed by the movement and moods of water on Earth.

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Product Description: 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 Juan Diego se puso su tilma y comenzó a caminar…                Durante su camino, Juan Diego se encuentra con una hermosa Señora rodeada de luz, cuyo manto cubierto de estrellas, brilla...read more
By Adriana Dominguez (trans), Lou Fancher (illustrator), Steve Johnson (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Paperback:

9780375868405, titled "La hermosa señora / The Beautiful Lady: Nuestra señora de Guadalupe / Our Lady of Guadalupe" | Dragonfly, December 11, 2012, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Cada diciembre, abuelita Lupita le cuenta a Rosa la historia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.

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Product Description: Smear nutty butter, then jelly. Gooey party, my sandwich and me.Peanuts, blueberries, corn, potatoes, tomatoes, and more here is a luscious collection of haiku celebrating foods native to the Americas. Brimming with imagination and fun, these poems capture the tasty essence of foods that have delighted, united, and enriched our lives for centuries...read more
By Rafael Lopez (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Paperback:

9781600608926, titled "Yum! Mmmm! Que Rico!: Americas' Sproutings" | Reprint edition (Lee & Low Books, April 28, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Smear nutty butter, then jelly.

School and Library:

9781584302711, titled "Yum! Mmmm! Que Rico!: America's Sproutings" | Lee & Low Books, October 31, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: '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.

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Product Description: 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 of the girl he likes...read more

Hardcover:

9780375843754 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 12, 2010), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: 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 of the girl he likes.

Paperback:

9780375855368 | Reprint edition (Ember, January 10, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: 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 of the girl he likes.

Library:

9780375945656 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 12, 2010), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: 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 of the girl he likes.

Prebinding:

9780606238830 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 10, 2012), cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In this delightful story two young children, Ray and Amelia, discover an old New Mexican tradition -- 'los abuelos' -- for the first time. Long ago, in the cold midwinter of Northern New Mexico, village men would go up into the mountains, disguise themselves as scary old men and then go down to the village to see who had been good and who had been bad...read more
By Amelia Lau Carling (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Hardcover:

9780888997166 | Groundwood Books, October 1, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this delightful story two young children, Ray and Amelia, discover an old New Mexican tradition -- 'los abuelos' -- for the first time.

Paperback:

9781554981021 | Groundwood Books, March 1, 2011, cover price $9.95
9781554981014 | Reprint edition (Groundwood Books, March 1, 2011), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In this delightful story two young children, Ray and Amelia, discover an old New Mexican tradition -- 'los abuelos' -- for the first time.

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Doäna 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.
By Raul Colon (illustrator), Teresa Mlawer and Pat Mora

Paperback:

9780440417682 | Dragonfly, October 11, 2005, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Doäna 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.

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Paperback:

9781430108382 | Pap/com bl edition (Live Oak Media, May 31, 2010), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Cultivate your own creativity and the creative potential of all your students! Inventive teaching is an art form that enriches lives and transforms teachers and students. This beautifully written guide offers seven powerful practices for personal creativity and professional inventiveness...read more

Paperback:

9781412978392, titled "Zing! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators and Students" | Corwin Pr, March 30, 2010, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Cultivate your own creativity and the creative potential of all your students!

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Product Description: How many frogs fit in Danny's pockets? It's a jumping surprise!¿Cuántas ranas caben en los bolsillos de Danny? ¡Es una sorpresa saltarina!One frog hops on Tina's head,Una rana brinca encima de la cabeza de Tina,And another springs onto Mom's delicious cherry pie! Oh, no! ¡Y otra rana cae encima del delicioso pastel de cerezas que hizo Mamá! ¡Ay, no!We don't want to eat frog pie!¡No queremos comer pastel de ranas!Wiggling PocketsLos bolsillos saltarinesThis bilingual book will appeal to anyone who's ever been unintentionally mischievous—just like Danny with his wiggling pockets full of frogs! Este libro bilingüe le encantará a todos los que sin querer han sido un poco traviesos ...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060850470 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, June 1, 2009), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: How many frogs fit in Danny's pockets?

Library:

9780060850487 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, June 1, 2009), cover price $14.89

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Product Description: This Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños.Children’s Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years...read more
By Rafael Lopez (illustrator) and Pat Mora

School and Library:

9780061288777 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, March 1, 2009), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños.

A family memoir told in the voices of ancestors, this book is about oppression and survival and sometimes triumph as "any book about a Mexican American family must be." Mora's house of houses is large, imagined, traditional, a refuge from the desert's heat, where the generations of her family, living and dead, mingle through the months of a single year.

Hardcover:

9780807072004 | Beacon Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A family memoir told in the voices of ancestors, this book is about oppression and survival and sometimes triumph as "any book about a Mexican American family must be.

Paperback:

9780816527960 | Univ of Arizona Pr, October 15, 2008, cover price $19.95
9780807072059 | Beacon Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A family memoir told in the voices of ancestors, this book is about oppression and survival and sometimes triumph as "any book about a Mexican American family must be.
9780807072011 | Beacon Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A memoir of the poet, beginning with a visit to the cemetery where all her dead relatives come alive to share stories of the family, reveals personalities and events that the author desires to know and understand

Prebinding:

9780613181181 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $21.45 | About this edition: A family memoir told in the voices of ancestors, this book is about oppression and survival and sometimes triumph as "any book about a Mexican American family must be.

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Product Description: Our new kitty likes to hide.A nuestra nueva gatita le gusta esconderse.She hides under the table,Se esconde debajo de la mesa,inside a flowerpot,dentro de una macetaand behind the curtains.y detrás de las cortinas.We call out to her,La llamamos, pero ...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060850449 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, September 1, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Our new kitty likes to hide.

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Product Description: Our new kitty likes to hide. A nuestra nueva gatita le gusta esconderse. She hides under the table, Se esconde debajo de la mesa, inside a flowerpot, dentro de una maceta and behind the curtains. y detrás de las cortinas. We call out to her, La llamamos, pero ...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Library:

9780060850456 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, September 1, 2008), cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Our new kitty likes to hide.

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Product Description: As a Chicana, educator, poet, mother, lecturer, and native of El Paso, Texas, Pat Mora is a denizen of nepantla--a Nahuatl word meaning "land in the middle." In her first collection of essays this award-winning writer negotiates the middle land's many terrains by exploring the personal issues and political responsibilities she faces as a woman of color in the United States...read more

Hardcover:

9780826314543 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: As a Chicana, educator, poet, mother, lecturer, and native of El Paso, Texas, Pat Mora is a denizen of nepantla--a Nahuatl word meaning "land in the middle.

Paperback:

9780826345271 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, August 16, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: As a Chicana, educator, poet, mother, lecturer, and native of El Paso, Texas, Pat Mora is a denizen of nepantla--a Nahuatl word meaning "land in the middle.

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Product Description: In this anthology, Pat Mora has gathered the best of her poems with young-adult readers in mind, and has added to them several new poems published here for the first time. Using the cactus plant as her guiding metaphor for our existence, she presents more than sixty lyrics grouped variously into "Blooms," "Thorns," and "Roots...read more

Paperback:

9781558852921 | Arte Publico Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Collects over sixty poems, some with Spanish translations, including 'The Young Sor Juana,' 'Graduation Morning,' 'Border Town 1938,' 'Legal Alien,' 'Abuelita Magic,' and 'In the Blood.

Prebinding:

9781439504710 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: In this anthology, Pat Mora has gathered the best of her poems with young-adult readers in mind, and has added to them several new poems published here for the first time.
9780613279901 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $23.25 | About this edition: Collects over sixty poems, some with Spanish translations, including 'The Young Sor Juana,' 'Graduation Morning,' 'Border Town 1938,' 'Legal Alien,' 'Abuelita Magic,' and 'In the Blood.

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Product Description: Shh, shh, close your eyes. Shh . . . shh . . . Cierra los ojitos.Outside, the rabbits are sleeping,Afuera, los conejitos están durmiendoand the birds, and the squirrels.junto con los pajaritos, y las ardillas.Inside, Grandma tucks us snugly into bed...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Library:

9780060850425 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, June 1, 2008), cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Shh, shh, close your eyes.

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Product Description: Shh, shh, close your eyes. Shh . . . shh . . . Cierra los ojitos.Outside, the rabbits are sleeping,Afuera, los conejitos están durmiendoand the birds, and the squirrels.junto con los pajaritos, y las ardillas.Inside, Grandma tucks us snugly into bed...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060850418 | Rayo, June 1, 2008, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Shh, shh, close your eyes.

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Product Description: 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 knows all the stories by heart...read more
By Raul Colon (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Hardcover:

9780679804017 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1997, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomâas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

Paperback:

9780375803499 | Dragonfly, February 1, 2000, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

Library:

9780679904014 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 1997, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomâas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

Reinforced:

9780606180931 | Demco Media, October 1, 2000, cover price $15.81 | also contains Tomas and the Library Lady | About this edition: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

Prebinding:

9781435286344 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 22, 2008), cover price $15.99 | also contains Tomas and the Library Lady | About this edition: Tomás is a son of migrant workers.
9780613283625 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

By Kristine Klanderud (narrator), Daniel Lechon (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Paperback:

9780981568621 | Pap/com bl edition (Lorito Books Inc, April 15, 2008), cover price $18.95

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Product Description: It's dinnertime. Look at all the food!Es la hora de cenar. ¡Cuánta comida!There are beans, tortillas,Hay frijoles, tortillas, cheese, and even a green salad.queso y hasta una ensalada de lechuga.Enough for the whole family.Suficiente para toda la familia...read more
By Pat Mora and Maribel Suarez (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060850388 | Bilingual edition (Rayo, March 1, 2008), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: It's dinnertime.

Library:

9780060850395, titled "Let's Eat! /A Comer!" | Bilingual edition (Rayo, March 1, 2008), cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Bilingual text describes a family as they sit down to a table filled with good food.

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Product Description: The first bilingual picture book published under the Pinata Books imprint in 1994, Pat Mora's ode to the desert is finally available in paperback format. The Desert Is My Mother introduces the partnership of an award-winning poet and a prize-winning painter to create a beautiful poetic and artistic rendition of the relationship between people and nature...read more
By Daniel Lechon (illustrator) and Pat Mora

Hardcover:

9781558851214 | Arte Publico Pr, November 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A poetic depiction of the desert as the provider of comfort, food, spirit, and life

Paperback:

9781558851580 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, February 28, 2008), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The first bilingual picture book published under the Pinata Books imprint in 1994, Pat Mora's ode to the desert is finally available in paperback format.

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Product Description: Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this book honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses. From a tribute to Frida Kahlo to advice from an Aztec goddess, the poems explore the intimate and sacred spaces of borderlands through many voices: a revolutionary, a domestic worker, a widow...read more

Paperback:

9780816526635 | Bilingual edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, September 1, 2007), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this book honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses.

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