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Pat Mora

Pat Mora is an author, speaker, educator and literacy advocate. She has written more than 45 books for adults, teens and children. Her poetry collections include "Chants," "Borders," "Communion," "Agua Santa: Holy Water," "Aunt Carmen’s Book of Practical Saints," and "Adobe Odes." Her books of nonfiction include "Nepantla: Essays from the Land in the Middle" and the family memoir "House of Houses." The recipient of two honorary doctorates, a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Kellogg National Leadership Fellowship, and a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, Mora lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her most recent collection is "Encantado: Desert Monologues."

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University of Arizona Press
ISBN 9780816538027
96 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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Inspired by Edgar Lee Masters's Spoon River Anthology and Thornton Wilder's Our Town, Pat Mora brings us the poetic monologues of Encantado, an imagined southwestern town. More/less

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Nuestras Raices
Lee & Low Books
August 2018
ISBN 9781620142868
32 pages
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An inspiring collection of Pat Mora's own glorious poems celebrating a love of words and all the ways we use and interact with them: reading, speaking, writing, and singing.

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