Día Articles and Interviews

Día Articles and Interviews

Articles by Pat about Children's Day, Book Day /El día de los niños, El día de los libros

“Gratitude as a Catalyst,” American Libraries, Chicago: American Library Association, August, 2008, pp. 52-53.

“Zapped by Día,” Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, Libraries Unlimited, 2008, pp. 27-28.

“Celebrating Children and Books: El día de los niños, El día de los libros,” Book Links: Connecting Books, Libraries and Classrooms, vol. 16, no.3, Chicago: American Library Association, January, 2007, p. 24

“A Dozen Ideas for Celebrating El día de los niños, El día de los libros/Children's Day, Book Day,” Journal of Children's Literature, Volume. 33, Number 1, Spring 2007, p. 68.

“A Celebration Is Brewing for Latino Children and Books,” Hispanic Link Weekly Report, April 12, 1998, p. 3.

“April 30, Día de los niños: Día de los libros, Bilingual Literacy Day,” United States Board on Books for Young People, Inc. Newsletter (USBBY) Spring, 1998, pp. 15-18.

“Día de los niños: Turning the Pages for Progress,” La Herencia del Norte, Santa Fe, NM, spring, 1997, p. 35.

Interviews with Pat about Children's Day, Book Day /El día de los niños, El día de los libros

Publishers Weekly, May 5, 2016, Pat Mora Celebrates 20 Years of Honoring Día, by Sally Lodge.

School Library Journal, April 30, 2016, Pat Mora on Día, the Arbuthnot Lecture, and Diverse Books: 20 Years and Counting, by Ruth Quiroa.

ALSC blog, January 2015, What Does an Author Think of Día?

Publishers Weekly, April 2012, Día Initiative Extends Its Literacy Outreach.

Texas Library Association/Children’s Round Table, 2009, “Celebrating more than a decade of Día in Texas!”

Librería LECTORUM, April 2009, Entrevista con Pat Mora.

Watch a video of Pat talking with the ALSC about Día in February 2014:


In this series of videos provided by WETV's ¡Colorín Colorado!, Pat talks about Día:

Pat shares some of Día events she has been to around the country:
Pat talks about one of the most memorable Día events she has attended:
Pat talks about elebrating Día's 15th anniversary in 2011:
Pat talks about putting together the resources for the Día Booklet, which began as a collection of 15 "Nuggets," for the 15th anniversary: