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English/Spanish Bilingual Books

Picture Books
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One is a Piñata: a Book of Numbers by Roseanne Thong
In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like piñatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood. 

¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market by Raul Gonzalez
Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to the vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market. 

¡Vamos! Let's go Eat by Raul Gonzalez
Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, gather tacos, frutas picadas, cuernos, and more, and deliver them to los lunchadores, preparing for Lucha Libre 5000. 

The Rooster who would not be Quiet by Carmen Agra Deedy
The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state.

The Three Billy Goats Buenos by Susan Middleton Elya
A rhyming twist on the classic tale in which the goats help fix what is making the troll so grumpy in order to cross the bridge. Incorporates Spanish words and includes a glossary.

Siesta by Ginger Foglesong Guy
A brother and sister and their teddy bear go through the house gathering items they will need for their siesta in the back yard.

No More Por Favor by Susan Middleton Elya
Rain forest parents come up with a solution when all their children become picky eaters at the same time. Spanish words interspersed in the rhyming text are defined in a glossary.

Little Skeletons: Countdown to Midnight by Susie Jaramillo
Book five in the Canticos series of bilingual nursery rhymes - perfect for Halloween and Day of the Dead. Little Skeletons / Esqueletitos is a Day of the Dead-themed take on the traditional Latin American song Los Esqueletitos (Calaveras) Salen de la Tumba, with art inspired by the famous Mexican Calavera woodcut prints.

I Love My Daddy Because... by Laurel Porter-Gaylord
Familiar phrases from a preschooler's world give a child's-eye view of being an animal baby. Many different animal fathers are shown caring for their young.

Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela! Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela! by Alexandra Alessandri
Ava Gabriela is excited to celebrate the New Year with her extended family in Colombia, but being around her loud relatives in an unfamiliar place makes her shy and quiet. Includes author's note and glossary of Spanish words.

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