Love to Mama

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Tandem Library, Mar 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction
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For use in schools and libraries only. Thirteen Latino poets detail the powerful bond between mothers, grandmothers, and children, and describe the impact their mothers and grandmothers had on them.

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User Review  - jlaurendine - LibraryThing

While this is a cute compliation, it is hard to keep some children interested in it due to constantly having to translate from Spanish to English throughout the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Raquelb - LibraryThing

This book of poetry is dedicated to all mothers and grandmothers. It contains beautiful poems that express sweet words showing an abundance amount of love for mothers and grandmothers. I think this is ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Pat Mora is a bilingual author with a special focus on children's literature. Among her awards are Honorary Doctorates from North Carolina State University and SUNY Buffalo, Honorary Membership in the American Library Association, Life-Time Membership in USBBY, a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship to write in Umbria, Italy, and a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Texas at El Paso. She was a recipient and judge of a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a recipient and advisor of the Kellogg National Leadership Fellowships. Her children's books include: Water Rolls, Water Rises/El agua rueda, el agua sube. With her daughter, Libby Martinez, Pat also recently wrote I Pledge Allegiance and Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo!. A literacy advocate, Pat founded Children's Day, Book Day, El día de los niños, El día de los libros often known as Día. The year-long commitment promotes creatively linking all children and families to books, and establishing annual April Children's Day, Book Day celebrations across the country. April 2016 will be Día's 20th Anniversary. Pat's Book Fiesta captures the Día spirit. A former teacher, university administrator, museum director, and consultant, Pat is a popular national speaker who promotes creativity, inclusivity and bookjoy.