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Pat mora is a mexican-american author and poet she writes short books for children about families, mexican-american culture, and the desert in this. When sun paints the desert with its gold, i climb the hills &n gold by pat mora. Pat mora reads from her first two books of poems, chants (1984) and borders (1986), as well as poems that would later be published, sometimes in different versions.
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Elena by pat mora my spanish isn`t good enough i remember how i`d smile listening my little ones understanding every word theyd say their jokes their songs their. Pat mora is an award-winning writer that bases most her poems on tough cultural challenges and life as a mexican american she was born in a spanish speaking home in. Pat mora pat mora is an award-winning writer that bases most her poems on tough cultural challenges and life as a mexican american she was born in a spanish. Pat mora is a mexican-american author, poet, and advocate for the hispanic community many of her books are bilingual, presenting topics affecting mexican-american.