Thanks to the enthusiasm of Día Dynamo Roxanna Barillas, Día partner First Book continues to support and promote Día, working within their own network and partnering with other organizations. Gracias, First Book!
- Explore the Día resource page on the First Book website.
- Visit the Día shop to find discover books for your celebration that depict and celebrate diverse characters and experiences.
- Find books paired with tip sheets to celebrate Latino culture.
- Fundraise for your Día celebration.
Mora AwardThe Estela and Raúl Mora Award was established in 2000 by author Pat Mora and her family to honor their parents and to motivate libraries to celebrate Día. The award is now coordinated by First Book. In 2017 the Mora Award will be a $1,000 First Book Marketplace credit and a plaque to be displayed in a public area by the winning institution, plus two honor awards of $500 in First Book Marketplace credits. Find out more.
5/1/17 – Mora Award submissions open
6/30/17 – Mora Award submissions close
9/2017 – Mora Award winner and two honor awards announced