Yo prometo lealtad

Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Translated by Adriana Dominguez
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Una excelente manera para que niños y niñas aprendan sobre el patriotismo, la ciudadanía, y los inmigrantes mientras una niñita y su tía abuela aprenden juntas la Promesa de Lealtad.

Yo prometo . . .
Lobo, la tía abuela de Libby, es mexicana, pero ha vivido en Estados Unidos por muchos años y quiere convertirse en ciudadana. Para ello, Lobo tendrá que recitar La Promesa de Lealtad a la Bandera en una ceremonia especial para ciudadanos nuevos. Libby también está aprendiendo La Promesa y va a dirigir a su clase a recitarla al final de la semana. Libby y Lobo deciden practicar juntas, haciéndose preguntas y compartiendo historias hasta el momento en que se hallan listas para erguirse orgullosas, con las manos sobre sus corazones.
© Cynthia Farah
An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los libros, an April 30th celebration of childhood, books, languages, and cultures.  Born in El Paso, Texas, Mora has received numerous children’s book awards. In 2002 she was honored as a "Literary Light for Children” by the Associates of the Boston Public Library and included in “100 Library Champions” during the Texas Library Association’s Centennial.  Mora has been the Carruthers Chair, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico; a consultant on US-Mexico youth exchanges; an administrator and museum director at her alma mater, the University of Texas at El Paso; and has taught English at all levels. The proud mother of three grown children, she divides her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. For more information on Pat Mora, visit her website at www.patmora.com. View titles by Pat Mora
Libby Martinez is the co-author of I Pledge Allegiance. Her mother, the award-winning author Pat Mora, was her writing partner for this book. Prior to becoming a children's book author, Libby worked in the Texas political arena, served as the director of school and community partnerships for the Philadelphia Zoo, and founded a strategy consulting practice. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Stanford Law School. Libby lives in Colorado Springs, CO with her husband and a cat named Squirrel.
 
Website: www.libbymartinez.com View titles by Libby Martinez
Patrice Barton created her first painting at the age of three, in Crisco on the dining room wall. She has illustrated many picture books, including Mine! by Shutta Crum and Sweet Moon Baby by Karen Henry Clark. Patrice lives in Cedar Park, Texas. View titles by Patrice Barton

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Una excelente manera para que niños y niñas aprendan sobre el patriotismo, la ciudadanía, y los inmigrantes mientras una niñita y su tía abuela aprenden juntas la Promesa de Lealtad.

Yo prometo . . .
Lobo, la tía abuela de Libby, es mexicana, pero ha vivido en Estados Unidos por muchos años y quiere convertirse en ciudadana. Para ello, Lobo tendrá que recitar La Promesa de Lealtad a la Bandera en una ceremonia especial para ciudadanos nuevos. Libby también está aprendiendo La Promesa y va a dirigir a su clase a recitarla al final de la semana. Libby y Lobo deciden practicar juntas, haciéndose preguntas y compartiendo historias hasta el momento en que se hallan listas para erguirse orgullosas, con las manos sobre sus corazones.

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© Cynthia Farah
An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los libros, an April 30th celebration of childhood, books, languages, and cultures.  Born in El Paso, Texas, Mora has received numerous children’s book awards. In 2002 she was honored as a "Literary Light for Children” by the Associates of the Boston Public Library and included in “100 Library Champions” during the Texas Library Association’s Centennial.  Mora has been the Carruthers Chair, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico; a consultant on US-Mexico youth exchanges; an administrator and museum director at her alma mater, the University of Texas at El Paso; and has taught English at all levels. The proud mother of three grown children, she divides her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. For more information on Pat Mora, visit her website at www.patmora.com. View titles by Pat Mora
Libby Martinez is the co-author of I Pledge Allegiance. Her mother, the award-winning author Pat Mora, was her writing partner for this book. Prior to becoming a children's book author, Libby worked in the Texas political arena, served as the director of school and community partnerships for the Philadelphia Zoo, and founded a strategy consulting practice. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Stanford Law School. Libby lives in Colorado Springs, CO with her husband and a cat named Squirrel.
 
Website: www.libbymartinez.com View titles by Libby Martinez
Patrice Barton created her first painting at the age of three, in Crisco on the dining room wall. She has illustrated many picture books, including Mine! by Shutta Crum and Sweet Moon Baby by Karen Henry Clark. Patrice lives in Cedar Park, Texas. View titles by Patrice Barton

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