Visiting the Texas Book Festival

Pat Mora and Libby MartinezPat and her daughter, co-author Libby Martinez, will be appearing at the Texas Book Festival in Austin, TX this weekend.

Saturday, October 25
10:30-11:00 a.m.
Children’s Read Me a Story Tent
13th & Colorado streets

Pat Mora and Libby will read selections from their book, I Pledge Allegiance.

Texas Book Festival

12:00-1:00 p.m.
#WeNeedDiverseBooks
The Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church
1201 Lavaca, enter from Lavaca St.

In children’s literature, representation of all races and ethnicities is vital so that any child can feel as if he or she has a voice. From Mexico to New York, these stories reach across boundaries to draw children into the world of reading. Join Diane Gonzales Bertrand, Pat Mora, Andrea Davis Pinkney, Tim Tingle and Jacqueline Woodson as they talk about why diversity is important in literature.


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