Pat Mora

Pat Mora 2019-09-29T23:57:27-04:00

Pat Mora has published more than 35 books that have earned immense praise.

Her recent books include Bookjoy, WordjoyThe Remembering Day / El Día de los Muertos; and Water Rolls.

Her titles have appeared on the ALA Notable Books list, the Texas Bluebonnet Master List, been awarded Pura Belpre honors, been placed on the Notable Books for a Global Society list, and have been honored by the International Latino Book Awards, the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Book Awards, the Americas Book Awards, and much more.

A literacy advocate excited about sharing what she calls “bookjoy,” she founded the annual Children’s Day, Book Day — in Spanish, El día de los niños, El día de los libros, “Día.”

Pat is a popular speaker about creativity, inclusivity, and bookjoy. She is always working on new books. She lives in Santa Fe, NM.