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Multcolib Rockwood Picks: Librito, please! Our favorite bilingual picture books

Abuelo
Abuelo By Dorros, Arthur (Book - 2014 ) jE DORROS 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 17 copies

Annotation:Together, a young boy and his abuelo (grandfather) go camping, ride horses, and even confront a mountain lion. Soon, the boy's family moves to the city from the country, away from Abuelo, and it is the boy's memories that help him adjust to his new life.

Tito Puente, Mambo King
Tito Puente, Mambo King Tito Puente, Rey Del Mambo By Brown, Monica (Book - 2013 ) SPANISH j 781.63 PUENTE 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Fully bilingual bright story about Ernest Anthony Puente Jr. ( Tito), "Godfather of Salsa and "King of Mambo" . Tito's fame crossed musical and national borders, but it all started in Spanish Harlem...

Green Is A Chile Pepper
Green Is A Chile Pepper A Book of Colors By Thong, Roseanne (Book - 2014 ) jE Concept THONG 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Orange are the marigolds on the Day of Dead. Orange are the platos for special bread."Learn names of colors, names of the most important celebrations for Latino culture and names of holiday treats.

What can you do with a paleta?
What can you do with a paleta? By Tafolla, Carmen (Book - 2009 Spanish ) SPANISH jE TAFOLLA 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A young Mexican American girl celebrates the paleta, an icy fruit popsicle, and the many roles it plays in her lively barrio.

Maria had a little llama
Maria had a little llama María tenía una llamita By Dominguez, Angela N. (Book - 2013 Spanish ) SPANISH jE DOMINGUEZ 2013 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 12 copies

Annotation:Peruvian version of “Mary Had a Little Lamb" introduces us to a sweet llama who follows Maria to school. But, wait! Are llamas allowed to schools?

I Pledge Allegiance
I Pledge Allegiance By Mora, Pat (Book - 2014 ) jE MORA 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lobo for her U.S. citizenship ceremony

Niño Wrestles the World
Niño Wrestles the World By Morales, Yuyi (Book - 2013 ) jE MORALES 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Lucha libre with nino fighting a whole cast of characters from Latino culture! Be ready for one of a kind battle!

Rubia and the Three Osos
Rubia and the Three Osos By Elya, Susan Middleton (Book - 2010 ) j 398.2 E528r 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:'There once were three osos who lived by themselves. They stored their three platos for soup on the shelves'

What Can You Do With A Rebozo?
What Can You Do With A Rebozo? By Tafolla, Carmen (Book - 2009 ) SPANISH jE TAFOLLA 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A spunky young girl explains the many uses of her mother's red rebozo, a traditional Mexican woven shawl.

Señor Pancho Had A Rancho
Señor Pancho Had A Rancho By Colato Laínez, René (Book - 2013 ) jE COLATOLAI 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Senor Pancho had a rancho, cha-cha-cha-cha-cha. And on his rancho he had un gallo, cha-cha-cha-cha-cha."

Little Roja Riding Hood
Little Roja Riding Hood By Elya, Susan Middleton (Book - 2014 ) jE ELYA 2014 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Elya’s version of the familiar story has a rhyming text and uses Spanish words throughout, sometimes as a way of creating rhymes. The rhythm and rhyme scheme are spot-on, making this a great choice for reading aloud. (SLJ)

The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred
The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred By Vamos, Samantha R. (Book - 2011 ) jE VAMOS 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Spicy tribute to the classic "The House that Jack Built": "This is the duck that went to the market to buy the sugar to flavor the leche made fresh by the vaca while teaching the cabra that churned the crema to make the mantequilla that went into cazuela..."

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Best bilingual picture books for kids to enjoy the wonderful world of Latino culture! Some of these titles are fully bilingual, others are written in English with generous amounts of Spanish sprinkled over the text. Read, laugh, learn Español! (KR)


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