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  1. Subject Guide:Spanish & Spanish-English Children’s Books Michelle Magnotta LIS-652

  2. Background Information • Subject: Foreign language (Spanish) and bilingual (Spanish-English) children’s books • Number of Sources: 20 • Target Audience: Children at a public library • *Note: In Spanish, only the first word of a book title is capitalized (excluding proper nouns).

  3. English-Spanish Grandma and Me at the Flea/Los meros meros remataros A Movie In My Pillow/Una película en mi almohada Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y la llorona The Pig That Is Not A Pig/El cerdo que no es cerdo Dance, Nana, Dance/Baila, Nana, baila Celebrations: Holidays of the United States and Mexico/Díasferiados de los EstadosUnidos y México Juan y los frijoles mágicos/Jack and the Beanstalk The Lion Who Saw Himself in the Water/El León que se vio en el agua List of Sources (Bilingual)

  4. List of Sources (Spanish Only) • Los dientes de Joaquín (Joaquin’s Teeth) • Gonzalo el cocodrilo (Gonzalo the Crocodile) • La escuela de las hadas (Fairy School) • Me gusta jugar con los libros (I Like to Play With Books) • Un bolsillo para Corduroy (A Pocket for Corduroy) • Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves allí? (Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?) • Jorge el Curioso monta en bicicleta (Curious George Rides A Bike) • El Viaje del PequeñoRatoncito: Una Pequeña Historia (The Journey of the Little Little Mouse: A Short Story) • Libro Infantil: lasaventuras de Billy y Luther (Children’s Book: The Adventures of Billy and Luther. • La vacachocolatera (The Chocolate Cow)

  5. Los dientes de Joaquin (Joaquin’s Teeth) Vigil, M.L. (2007). Los dientes de Joaquín. Managua: Fondo Editorial LibrosparaNiños This book is great for kids who are at the age of losing teeth and perhaps learning about caring for their teeth. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=viglosd_01040005&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=Spanish&msg=&ilang=English

  6. Gonzalo el cocodrilo (Gonzalo the Crocodile) Montenegro, M. (2008). Gonzalo el cocodrilo. Managua: Fondo Editorial LibrosparaNiños. This book teaches children about being different and making friends. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=mongonz_01040023&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=Spanish&msg=&ilang=English

  7. (Bilingual) Grandma and Me at the Flea/Los meros meros remateros Herrera, J.F. (2002). Grandma and Me at the Flea. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press. This book is great for teaching children abouthard work and earning your own money.

  8. (Bilingual) A Movie In My Pillow/Unapelícula en mi almohada Argueta, J. (2001). A Movie In My Pillow. San Francisco: Children's Book Press. This bicultural book teaches children about never forgetting where you come from as you adapt to a new culture. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=argmovi_00030020&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  9. (Bilingual) Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems / Jitomatesrisueños y otrospoemas de primavera Alarcón, F. X. (1997). Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems. San Francisco: Children's Book Press. This book of poems pays tribute to children working in the fields and among nature. The poems personify vegetables and plants while also keeping the human element alive. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=alclghn_00030013&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  10. (Bilingual) My Very Own Room/Mipropiocuartito Perez, A.I. (2000). My Very Own Room. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press Children will learn what it is like for the main character not to have a space of her own, as she lives with her parents, brothers and several visiting relatives. It teaches about sharing and living together as a community. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=pervery_00030024&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  11. (Bilingual) Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y la llorona Anzaldua, G. (1995). Prietita and The Ghost Woman. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press. This retelling of a famous Mexican legend teaches children about family members coming together to help each other out. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=llrprtt_00030002&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  12. (Bilingual) The Pig That Is Not A Pig/El cerdo que no es cerdo Retana, M.L. (1996). The Pig That Is Not A Pig. Bisbee: High Desert Productions. This book shows readers how the main character raises her young pigs and teaches them to survive in a desert-like habitat. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=retthat_00860002&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  13. La escuela de lashadas (Fairy School) Roxlo, C.N. (1991). Fairy School. Buenos Aires: EdicionesColihue. This fun book takes readers on a journey to fairy-land and follows the characters on their experiences in a new school. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=rxllscl_00160003&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  14. Me gustajugar con los libros (I Love to Play With Books) Santirso, L. (1998). Me gustajugar con libros. Mexico City: C.E.L.T.A. Amaquemecan. This book helps children realize that books are fun, and gets them excited about reading. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/BookPreview?bookid=sanjuga_00160022&route=simple_85_0_0_English_61&lang=English&msg=&ilang=English

  15. Un bolsillo para Corduroy (A Pocket for Corduroy) Freeman, D. (1992). Un bolsillopara Corduroy. New York: Viking. This bilingual book is a contemporary classic that follows Corduroy on his latest adventure.

  16. Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves allí? (Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?) Martin, B., & Carle, E. (1998). Oso pardo, osopardo,¿qué ves allí?. New York: Holt. Children will learn about all kinds of animals in this sing song classic.

  17. Jorge el Curioso monta en bicicleta (Curious George Rides A Bike) Rey, H. A. (2002). Jorge el Curiosomonta en bicicleta. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.. Everyone’s favorite monkey is back in this next Curious George adventure. Children can follow along as Curious George rides his bike with a friend, something kids love doing!

  18. El Viaje del PequeñoRatoncito: Una Pequeña Historia (The Journey of the Little Little Mouse: A Short Story) Hosby, L. (1996). El Viaje del PequeñoRatoncito: Una Pequeña Historia. Madrid: Amazon Media EU S.àr.l.. This book follows a brave little mouse on his journey and teaches children that you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it. The Kindle edition of this book can be found here: http://www.amazon.es/El-Viaje-del-Peque%C3%B1o-Ratoncito-ebook/dp/B00BYFFX7A/ref=sr_1_8/277-9764624-3960456?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1397923460&sr=1-8

  19. Libro Infantil: lasaventuras de Billy y Luther (Children’s Book: The Adventures of Billy and Luther) Louise, P. (2001).Libro Infantil: lasaventuras de Billy y Luther. Madrid: Amazon Media EU S.a.r.l.. This book takes readers on the adventure of two friends on the hunt for food, and teaches kids that working together gets things done! The Kindle edition can be found here: http://www.amazon.es/Libro-Infantil-aventuras-Billy-Luther-ebook/dp/B00F498LCQ/ref=sr_1_38?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1397923705&sr=1-38

  20. La vacachocolatera (The Chocolate Cow) Llamero, B. (2005). La vacachocolatera. Madrid: Ariadna Books. This book is about twin brother-cows who are orphaned at a young age. It teaches children about agriculture and nature. The Kindle edition can be found here: http://www.amazon.es/VACA-CHOCOLATERA-Braulio-Llamero-ebook/dp/B008GY6NEE/ref=sr_1_20/277-9764624-3960456?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1397923592&sr=1-20

  21. (Bilingual) Dance, Nana, Dance/Baila, Nana, baila Hayes, J. (2008). Dance, Nana, dance Baila, Nana, baila : Cuban folktales in English and Spanish. El Paso: CincoPuntos Press. This book is told by one of America’s greatest storytellers and teaches children about the Cuban culture.

  22. (Bilingual)Celebrations: Holidays of the United States and Mexico/Díasferiados de los EstadosUnidos y México Tabor, N.M. (2003). Celebrations: Holidays of the United States and México/Díasferiados de los EstadosUnidos y Mexico. This book teaches children about holidays and special celebrations of both the United States and Mexico.

  23. (Bilingual) Juan y los frijoles mágicos/Jack and the Beanstalk Bofill, F. (1998). Jack and the beanstalk = Juan y los frijoles magicos. San Francisco, Calif.: Chronicle Books. This classic story is now available as a bilingual version. It teaches kids how to look out for themselves and evade their enemies.

  24. (Bilingual) The Lion Who Saw Himself in the Water/El León que se vio en el agua Shah, I. (2003). The lion who saw himself in the water (Spanish language bilingual ed.). Boston: Hoopoe Books. This book is about a lion who was feared by all because of his fierce demeanor, until one day when he sees himself in the water. The book teaches kids to deal positively with their fears and come out of bad situations.

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