As NC State celebrates Latinx Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the NC State College of Education sat down with author, poet and literacy advocate Pat Mora to talk about bilingual literacy, ..
what she means by bookjoy and why she created Children’s Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros).
A native of El Paso, Texas, and a bilingual speaker, Mora has published several collections of poetry for adults, young adults and children, as well as written many children’s books in both English and Spanish, a collection of essays and the highly acclaimed memoir House of Houses.
She was recently on NC State’s campus to hold a series of workshops and deliver a keynote address on creative practice for educators.
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