History of the Celebration

These articles address various aspects of El día de los niños / El día de los libros and preserve the history of the celebration. When possible, links to the articles have been provided, and additional articles will be added over time.

"Celebrating more than a decade of Día in Texas!" http://www.txla.org/groups/CRT-Mora

Crandall, Hope, Mary Parra and Deeda Chamberlain. "Community Collaborates for a Día Celebration." Oregon Library Association Quarterly, Winter 2009. p 25-27.  http://data.memberclicks.com/site/ola/olaq_15no4.pdf

Larson, Jeanette. "Building a Culture of Literacy through Día." American Libraries, Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3/4, p16.  http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/01132011/building-culture-...

Larson, Jeanette. "Talking With Pat Mora." Book Links (January 2011 supp) p. 23-6. http://www.booklistonline.com/Books-and-Authors-Talking-with-Pat-Mora-Je...

Mora, Pat. “A Dozen Ideas for Celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children's Day/Book Day,” Journal of Children's Literature, Volume. 33, Number 1, Spring 2007, p. 68.
Ramos-McDermott, Alma. "Día & You: Celebrating Children and Literacy." Knowledge Quest v. 39 no. 5 (May/June 2011) p. 62-3.

Rowlands, Kathleen Dudden. "The Influence of Pat Mora: How—and Why—Literacy Becomes Political." Children & Libraries v. 5 no. 1 (Spring 2007) p. 20-5.
Roy, Loriene. "Let Book Joy Begin @ Your Library!: Ten Years of El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros." Library Media Connection, Mar2007, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p14-16.