Category Archives: Spanish

Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez

Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America (9781943145553) / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica (9781943145577) by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez. Introduction by F. Isabel Campoy. Spanish translation by María … Continue reading

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Bright Star / Lucero by Yuyi Morales

Bright Star (9780823443284) / Lucero (9780823447848) by Yuyi Morales. Spanish translation by Eida Del Risco. Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House, 2021. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction/picture book … Continue reading

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Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz

Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz. Penguin Random House, c2020, 2021. 9780593407806 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Jingle Bells/Navidad (Bilingual Nursery Rhymes) by Susie Jaramillo

Jingle Bells/Navidad (Bilingual Nursery Rhymes) by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 2021. 9781945635410, 9781945635380 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format:  Board book Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?   These two board book … Continue reading

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A Song of Frutas by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Sara Palacios

A Song of Frutas by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534444898 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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That’s Not Normal! / Eso No Es Normal! – by Mar Pavón, illustrated by Laure Du Fäy

That’s Not Normal! (9788418133237)/Eso No Es Normal! (9788417673734), by Mar Pavón, illustrated by Laure Du Fäy, nubeOcho, 2021                   Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) … Continue reading

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On the Way Home / Una tarde súper incréible by A. H. Benjamin, illustrated by Anne Vasko

On the Way Home (9788418133220) / Una tarde súper incréible (9788418133213) by A. H. Benjamin, illustrated by Anne Vasko. Spanish translation by Luis Amavisca. NubeOcho, 2021. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture … Continue reading

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El Ladrón del Sombrero – written and illustrated by Jon Klassen

El Ladrón del Sombrero – written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, translated by Alma Carrasco, NubeOcho, 9788418133657, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Numbers: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo

Numbers: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635328, 2021 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)   4 What did you like about the book:   A fun numbers lift-the-flap story in Spanish & English.  … Continue reading

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Shapes & Patterns: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo

Shapes & Patterns: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635441, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)   4 What did you like about the book:   A fun shapes & patterns story in … Continue reading

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