Adapted by José Cruz González
From the book by Pat Mora
Based on the true life story of Tomás Rivera
Directed by Shanara Gabrielle
In this inspiring true tale of how reading and stories help us all escape, young Tomás Rivera and his family are migrant workers who pick farmers’ crops. It’s hard work. It’s even rougher for Tomás because the family moves constantly to find new crops. But one summer, Tomás visits the library. He discovers worlds filled with dinosaurs and tigers, and a great new friend.