This bilingual book displays the experiences of newcomer students in schools.
Primary (ages 6-9)
Material appropriate for primary age groups
Tierra, Tierrita / Earth, Little Earth (Madre Tierra / Mother Earth, 4)
Renowned poet and children’s book author Jorge Argueta and illustrator Felipe Ugalde Alcántara collaborate again on the beautiful fourth book in the trilingual Madre Tierra / Mother Earth series of picture books that combine poetry, the environment and the interconnectedness of life on Mother Earth.”
Mis Días Con Papá / Spending Time With Dad
This sweet bilingual picture book follows a boy and his stay-at-home father, who takes cares of him everyday while his mom goes to work.
The Fearless Little Farm Boy
A classic picture book from Pippi Longstocking -creator Astrid Lindgren. One beautiful spring day in Sweden, Goran the bull charges furiously out of his stall and into the farmyard. People gather from miles around to see the angry animal, but no one can calm him down. Then Karl, the farm boy, has a brave idea. Can the little boy save the day? A charming, traditional story from Astrid Lindgren, bestselling author of Pippi Longstocking , with illustrations from acclaimed Swedish artist Marit Tornqvist. Nostalgic illustrations of wooden houses, characterful villagers and silver birch trees wonderfully evoke the spirit of a Swedish farm from long ago.
Love Makes A Garden Grow
A young girl observes the bugs and blooms and the rich smell of the soil of her grandfather’s garden. Her grandfather hums as he waters his treasured plants. And when he gives the girl a flower of her own, caring for it teaches her to feel her grandfather’s love. Even as time passes and her grandfather’s garden grows smaller and the girl grows up, she never forgets what she learned or loses her closeness with her nurturing grandfather.
Nuestro Techo Es Azul
Esta emotiva historia de resiliencia sigue a dos hermanos en su proceso de recuperación luego de que el huracán Maria destruyera su casa en Puerto Rico.
A Garden In My Hands
A mother shares family memories and stories with her daughter as she applies henna to the young girl’s hands.
Ramen For Everyone
Hiro loves ramen. Every Sunday, Hiro’s dad makes delicious, perfect ramen for dinner, using a recipe passed down from his dad. There’s nori seaweed, briny like the ocean; nitamago egg, the yolk golden like the sun; and chashu pork so tender, it melts in your mouth. Hiro’s dream is to make his own perfect bowl, and he’s sure he can do it after watching his dad and taking notes. But when he gets started, things don’t go according to plan. The seaweed crumbles! The eggs slip through his fingers! The pork falls apart! Hiro is worried he’ll never be a real ramen chef but thanks to his father’s wise advice and his own creativity, Hiro discovers that every person’s perfect bowl of ramen is unique.
US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s iconic poem “Remember,” illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade, invites young readers to pause and reflect on the wonder of the world around them, and to remember the importance of their place in it. The poem paired with magnificent paintings makes for a picture book that is a true celebration of life and our human role within it.
Destiny Finds Her Way: How A Rescued Baby Sloth Learned To Be Wild (Baby Animal Tales)
“When Destiny was found by the Sloth Institute in Costa Rica, she was sick, thin, and one of her eyes was closed and not working. The Sloth Institute took her in and introduced her to other sloths as she started to recover. She never regained the use of her one eye, but that didn’t stop Destiny from hanging out with her new buddies, or getting healthier and stronger. Last August, Destiny was fitted for her tracking collar and released back into the wild. This inspiring story not only encourages kids to be determined like Destiny, but it also shows them the importance of being kind to those who may look different than us”–