Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Pat MoraPat Presents
Pat offers workshops, keynotes conferences and gives readings from her work.
The Remembering Day/
El día de los muertos

Pat created an origin myth about how the Mexican custom of remembering deceased loved ones—El día de los muertos or the Day of the Dead—came to be.

The Remembering Day/El dia de los muertos by Pat Mora
Visit the Día Timeline to celebrate 20 years of national library and literacy organizations, educators, presses and readers creatively striving to share bookjoy and its importance.
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.
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