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I Love Saturdays y Domingos
by Alma Flor Ada
Weekends are extra special for the bilingual girl featured in this story. She visits her two sets of grandparents, who come from very different cultures. Saturdays are spent with her European-American Grandma and Grandpa. On Sundays, she visits Abuelito y Abuelita, who are Mexican-American. This charming story, conveyed in Spanish and English, celebrates family and diversity.

Los fines de semana son extraordinariamente especiales para la muchacha bilingüe de esta historia. Ella visita a sus dos pares de abuelos, que provienen de culturas muy diversas. Los sábados los pasa con su Grandma y Grandpa que son europeos americanos. El domingo, ella visita a Abuelito y a Abuelita, que son mexicanos americanos. Esta historia encantadora, narrada en español y en inglés, celebra a la familia y a la diversidad.

Ages: Toddler, Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Poems to Dream Together / Poems Para Soñar Juntos
by Francisco X. Alarcón
This bilingual collection of poetry shares a young Latino boy's thoughts on how the world is, in contrast to how the world should be. The poems celebrate family, community, nature and the power of dreams to create the future.

Esta colección bilingúe de poesía le da a conocer al lector lo que un joven latino piensa acerca del mundo, en contraste con la manera cómo éste debiera ser. Los poemas celebran a la familia, la comunidad, la naturaleza y el poder de los sueños para crear el futuro.

Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Feelings, Multicultural, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates
by Jonah Winter
Sports enthusiasts and general readers alike will enjoy this picture-book biography of baseball legend, Roberto Clemente. The extraordinary achievements of his career are highlighted as well as his impoverished beginnings in Puerto Rico and his tragic death. This vividly told story will be an inspiration to all.

Los entusiastas de los deportes y los lectores en general disfrutarán por igual de esta biografía, presentada en un libro ilustrado, sobre el legendario beisbolista Roberto Clemente. Se destacan los logros extraordinarios de su carrera, así como su humilde origen en Puerto Rico y su muerte trágica. Esta historia narrada con gran viveza será una inspiración para todos.

Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Biography, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Becoming Naomi León
by Pam Muñoz
Naomi's quiet life spins out of control after her absent mother returns to claim her. Naomi decides to run away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and little brother in a desperate search for her father.

La vida tranquila que lleva Naomi se descontrola cuando su madre ausente regresa por ella. Naomi decide huir a México con su bisabuela y su hermano pequeño en una búsqueda desesperada por encontrar a su padre.

Ages: Third-grader
Themes: Family, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read to Self
Worlds Apart: Traveling with Fernie and Me
by Gary Soto
These feisty best friends from "Fearless Fernie" are back. Now, they're taking an imaginary trip around the world, as expressed through a series of poems.

Los mejores amigos llenos de energía de "Fearless Fernie" están de regreso. Ahora, realizan un viaje imaginario alrededor del mundo, según lo expresa una serie de poemas.

Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Fantasy, Poetry, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
César: ¡Sí, Se Puede! Yes, We Can!
by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
This collection of poems serves as a biography of the great César Chavez. It includes his achievements, while also giving insight to his character and values. Upon reading about the lessons Chavez taught, children will be able to apply them to their own lives. A glossary and translation of Spanish words are included.

Esta colección de poemas sirve de biografía del gran César Chávez. Incluye sus logros, y además da a conocer su carácter y sus valores. Al leer sobre las lecciones que Chávez nos ha enseñado, los niños podrán aplicarlas a sus propias vidas. Se incluye un glosario y la traducción de las palabras en español.

Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Biography, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Colibrí
by Ann Cameron
Colibrí, Spanish for "Hummingbird," is the intense tale of a young Mayan girl who was kidnapped from her parents at the age of 4. Since then, Colibrí has traveled with "Uncle". He renamed her "Rosa" and tried to convince her that her parents could not be found. She refuses to give up hope, but finds herself threatened by danger.

Colibrí, español de la palabra inglesa "Hummingbird," es un cuento fuerte acerca de una jovencita Maya que fue secuestrada y alejada de sus padres a la edad de cuatro años. Desde entonces, Colibrí ha viajado con el "Tío", quien le cambió el nombre a su "Rosa" e intentó convencerla de que no pudo encontrar a sus padres. Ella rehúsa a darse por vencida, pero se encuentra amenazada por el peligro.

Ages: Third-grader
Themes: Family, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read to Self
Breaking Through
by Francisco Jiménez
This moving biography tells of Francisco Jiménez's and his family's experience of being forced to leave their home by la migra (immigration officers). The author explores prejudice and challenges faced in trying to make a better life for himself and his family.

Esta conmovedora biografía relata la historia de la experiencia que vivió Francisco Jiménez y su familia al ser lanzados de su hogar por el migra (los oficiales de migración). El autor explora los prejuicios y los desafíos que encara al tratar de procurar una vida mejor para él y su familia.

Ages: Third-grader
Themes: Biography, Family, Nonfiction, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read to Self
The Pot that Juan Built
by Nancy Andrews-Goebel
Renowned Mexican potter, Juan Quezada, is celebrated in this engaging biography. Written in the style of "The House that Jack Built," this story shares the details of his pot-making process, including the use of human hair to make brushes and cow dung to feed the fire.

En esta entretenida biografía se celebra al renombrado alfarero mexicano Juan Quezada. Escrita al estilo de "The House that Jack Built" [la casa que construyó Jack], esta historia da a conocer los detalles de su proceso de creación de ollas, que incluye el uso de cabello humano para hacer cepillos y del estiércol de vaca para avivar el fuego.

Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Art, Biography, Multicultural, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Super Cilantro Girl / La Superniña del Cilantro
by Juan Felipe Herrera
An ordinary girl, Esmeralda, becomes extraordinary when she turns into green, fifty-foot tall, Super Cilantro Girl. She overcomes obstacles to help rescue her mother who has been detained at the border. Though adults will easily recognize political overtones, children may also uncover their own concerns about national borders and immigrant status. Vibrant images and scenery will be appreciated by all.

Esmeralda, una niña como cualquier otra, se transforma en un ser extraordinario cuando se convierte en la Superniña del Cilantro. Ella supera obstáculos para rescatar a su madre, a quien han detenido en la frontera. Si bien los adultos reconocerán con facilidad algunos matices políticos, los niños podrán también descubrir sus propias inquietudes respecto a las fronteras nacionales y la situación migratoria. Todos apreciarán las imágenes brillantes y los paisajes.

Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self

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