Tomás and the Library Lady
Author: Pat Mora, Raúl Colón
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Release Date: January 17, 2021
A young Texan finds refuge in his new Iowa town's library, where the librarian offers him cool comfort from hot summer days and whirlwind adventures through reading. Colon's beautiful scratchboard illustrations, in his textured, glowingly colored, rhythmic style, capture the warmth and the dreams that the boy finds in the world of books.
A 1999-2000 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Book.