January 26, 2018 through February 17, 2018
Good for ages 5 and up, ideal for ages 7-12
The award-winning book by Pat Mora, now adapted for the stage by playwright Jose Cruz Gonzalez.
Tomás is a son of migrant workers who loves learning, but has to leave school to follow the crops with his parents. When Tomás meets the library lady a whole new world opens up for him. Based on the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera who went on to become the first minority Chancellor in the University of California system, this inspirational story suggests what libraries–and education–can make possible. A Texas Bluebonnet Master List Title, a Smithsonian Notable Books for Children title, and winner of the Teachers’ Choice Award from the International Reading Association.
Educator Night: 1/26/18 6:30 p.m.
Military/First Responder Day: 2/3/18 2 p.m.
Sensory-Friendly Performance: 2/10/18 2 p.m.
Neighborhood Day: 1/28/18 2 p.m.
ASL Interpreter Performance: 2/4/18 2 p.m.
The General Public is welcome to join us for field trip performances. These shows are typically Wednesday through Friday at 9:45 a.m. and/or 11:45 a.m. For detailed showtimes and ticket availability, please contact our box office at 210-227-2751.