Beautiful Bilingual Books, Part 5

The Library has a lovely collection of bilingual Spanish/English books. To celebrate reading in two languages, we will be featuring our beautiful new books in a blog – so enjoy practicing your Spanish and English skills with these books.

La Biblioteca tiene una colección hermosa de libros bilingües en inglés/español. Para celebrar leyendo en dos idiomas, le estaremos presentando nuestros lindos libros aquí. Así que disfrute practicando sus destrezas en ambos idiomas con estos libros.

A Movie in My Pillow / Una película en mi almohada, by Jorge Argueta.
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Un niño describe sus experiencias entre dos mundos: su niñez en El Salvador y su nueva vida en San Francisco, California.

This collection of poems for children is written from the point of view of Jorgito, who lives in San Francisco's Mission District, but who has not forgotten his native El Salvador. His memories of the volcanoes, his grandmother's stories, and the cornmeal “pupusas” form a patchwork of

¡Vámonos! / Let’s Go!, by René Colato Laínez.
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Una versión diferente de la canción infantil: Las ruedas del camión. En este caso, la canción incluye otros medios de transporte.

An adaptation of the song “The wheels on the bus,” written in Spanish and English, which follows two children who see and hear a train, a fire truck, an ambulance, and other vehicles on their way to an amusement park. Includes music.

The Feelings Book / El libro de los sentimientos, by Todd Parr.
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Los niños pueden sentir una variedad de sentimientos durante el día. Este libro les ayudará a identificar y expresar lo que sienten.

Children express different moods, including “I feel very mad,” “I feel like reading books all day,” and “I feel like wearing funny underwear.”

Veloz como el grillo / Quick as a Cricket, by Audrey Wood.
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Un niño describe lo que hace usando frases idiomáticas con animales.

A young boy describes himself as “loud as a lion,” “quiet as a clam,” “tough as a rhino,” and “gentle as a lamb.”

Maya and Annie on Saturdays and Sundays / Los sábados y domingos de Maya y Annie, by Gwendolyn Zepeda.
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Maya y Annie son las mejores amigas aunque solamente se puedan ver los sábados y domingos. Para ellas, cada fin de semana es especial, lleno de sorpresas y juegos. ¿Cuándo podrán estar juntas  siempre?

Told in two voices and languages, Vietnamese American Annie and Hispanic American Maya attend different schools but spend nearly every weekend together, until something special happens to bring them closer together.

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