The May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Pat was honored to have been chosen to give The May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture, “Bookjoy! Alegria en los Libros!”, on April 15, 2016 in Santa Barbara, CA. Watch it here:

May Hill Arbuthnot

May Hill Arbuthnot

The 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Award is an honor awarded by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. The award winner, selected by committee, represents the finest in children’s literature and provides a forum for “new voices speaking with new insight and new emphasis in the field of children’s lectures.” Read more about May Hill Arbuthnot and the Award.

Articles about the event:
Renowned Children’s Book Author Pat Mora to give talk in Santa Barbara, Casa magazine, April 8, 2016.

Pat Mora Shares Bilingual “Bookjoy”, Santa Barbara Independent, April 12, 2016.

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

SLJ article 2016

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

Poster for 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture