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Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Pat Mora and Libby Martinez Pat and her daughter and co-author Libby Martinez
I Pledge Allegiance
"An intergenerational ode to a positive United States immigration experience."—Kirkus Reviews
I Pledge Allegiance by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez
Pat is delighted that Raúl Colón is illustrating Bookjoy, Wordjoy, her fourth poetry collection for young readers due out in 2017.

Pat was honored to have been chosen to give the 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture, “Bookjoy! Alegria en los Libros!”
ZING! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators & StudentsZING! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators & Students
Inventive teaching is an art form that enriches lives and transforms teachers and students. Zing! offers seven powerful practices for personal creativity and professional inventiveness.

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Pat offers workshops, keynotes conferences and gives readings from her work.
Explore Pat's books
  • House of Houses
  • Adobe Odes
  • Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems About Love
  • La hermosa señora: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
  • Book Fiesta
  • Dona Flor
  • The Beautiful Lady Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Yum! ¡Mmm! ¡Qué Rico! Brotes de las Américas
  • Abuelos - Spanish
  • Gracias Thanks
  • Agua Agua Agua
  • Agua Santa Holy Water
  • Una Biblioteca para Juana: El Mundo del Sor Juana Inés
  • Confetti - Spanish
  • The Desert is My Mother/El desierto es mi madre
  • Chants
  • The Bakery Lady La señora de la panaderia
  • A Birthday Basket for Tia
  • Tomás and the Library Lady
  • Love to Mamá: A Tribute to Mothers
  • Join Hands! The Ways We Celebrate Life
  • Borders
  • La carrera del sapo y el venado
  • Confetti
  • Maria Paints the Hills
  • Delicious Hullabaloo/Pachanga deliciosa
  • Dona Flor - Spanish
  • The Gift of the Poinsettia/El regalo de la flor de nochebuena
  • Aunt Carmen's Book of Practical Saints
  • A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés
  • Listen to the Desert: Oye al desierto
  • My Own True Name New and Selected Poems for Young Adults
  • Abuelos
  • Marimba!
  • Here Kitty, Kitty/¡Ven gatita, ven!
  • Let's Eat ¡A comer!
  • Sweet Dreams ¡Dulces sueños!
  • Wiggling Pockets/Los bolsillos saltarines
  • Nepantla: Essays from the Land in the Middle
  • The Night the Moon Fell
  • La noche que se cayó la luna
  • Pablo's Tree
  • A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas
  • The Race of Toad and Deer
  • The Rainbow Tulip
  • The Song of Francis and the Animals
  • This Big Sky
  • Tomás y la señora de la biblioteca
  • Uno, Dos, Tres: One Two Three
  • Yum! ¡Mmm! ¡Qué Rico! America's Sproutings
  • Communion