El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day)

Updated April 6, 2023
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Book fiesta! : celebrate Children's Day/Book day = Celebremose El d©Ưa de los ni©łos/El d©Ưa de los libros
Mora, Pat.
This beautiful Pura Belpré Award-winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children's Day/El día de los niños. Children's Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros is observed each year on April 30. Founder Pat Mora's jubilant...
Bookjoy, wordjoy
Mora, Pat
Original Art Show, Society of Illustrators An inspiring collection of Pat Mora's own glorious poems celebrating a love of words and all the ways we use and interact with them: reading, speaking, writing, and singing. Whether we are collecting words, reading favorite books in...
Paletero Man/¡Que Paletero Tan Cool!: Bilingual Spanish-English
Diaz, Lucky
With the English and Spanish text side by side on the page, this bilingual edition of the vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer is ideal for bilingual readers as well as Spanish speakers learning English and vice versa. By Latin Grammy-winning...
Our celebración!
Elya, Susan Middleton
Notable Poetry List, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) A delightful rhyming romp through the festivities of a small town's summer parade and celebration, written in English with Spanish words sprinkled throughout. It's a sunny summer day. Come...
Salsa lullaby
Arena, Jen
How to get baby to sleep? Mami and Papi will try anything in this bouncy, loving, bilingual lullaby that gently says good night in both Spanish and English. Mami starts a salsa song. Papi keeps the beat. Baby loves this lullaby, moves...
One is a pinata
Thong, Roseanne
Lively picture book enumerates the joys of counting in both English and Spanish Boisterous illustrations and rhyming text: One is a rainbow. One is a cake. One is a piñata that's ready to break! In this lively picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpré-honored Green...
Abuelita and me
Carranza, Leonarda
In this poignant, empowering picture book debut, a girl and her beloved abuelita lean on each other as they contend with racism while running errands in the city. Spending time at home with Abuelita means pancakes, puddle-jumping, and nail-painting. But venturing out into the city is not...
Mi casa is my home
Sala, Laurenne
Lucia invites you to visit her bustling casa and meet an intergenerational array of loved ones in a charming Spanglish celebration of family life. Este es el baño . . . It's where I shave my barba con Abuelo. Bienvenidos to Lucía's home. Lucía lives in her...
¡Mambo mucho mambo! : el baile que atravesó la barrera del color
Robbins, Dean
New York City's desegregated Palladium Ballroom springs to life with a diverse 1940s cast in this jazzy picture-book tribute to the history of mambo and Latin jazz. Era la década de 1940 en la segregada cuidad de Nueva York. Ya sea que bailaras al sonido de las trompetas y los...
My papi has a motorcycle
Quintero, Isabel
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo. When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known....
Juanita : the girl who counted the stars
Walder, Lola
A magical story of a Guatemalan girl named Juanita, who loved cooking crunchy maize tortillas and counting stars every night. Juanita lived in Santa Catarina Palopó, a pretty little village next to a beautiful lake, surrounded by three huge volcanoes...
Niño wrestles the world
Morales, Yuyi.
Señoras y señores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Niño! Fwap! Slish! Bloop! Krunch! He takes down his competition in a single move! No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Niño--popsicle eater, toy...
¡Vamos! Let's go to the market
Raúl the Third
An Eisner Award Nominee! A Pura Belpré Award Honor Book! Explore the marketplace of a buzzing Mexican-American border town in ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market, a paper-over-board picture book from New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award-winning author-illustrator...
We've got the whole world in our hands
López, Rafael
Children of all ages are invited to a bright and colorful multicultural celebration with We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands!Award-winning illustrator Rafael López brings new life with his adaptation of "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands," saluting the lives of all young...
Lucia the luchadora
Garza, Cynthia Leonor.
Lucia zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when they tell her 'girls can't be superheroes', suddenly she doesn't feel so mighty. That's when her beloved abuela reveals a dazzling secret: Lucia comes from a family of luchadoras, the bold and valiant women of the Mexican...
Where are you from?
Me ndez, Yamile Saied
This resonant and award-winning picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn't have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom--a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and...
Islandborn
Díaz, Junot
From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination. A 2019 Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration   Every kid in Lola's school was...
Abuelita y yo
Carranza, Leonarda
Este debut literario relata la profunda y conmovedora historia de cómo una niña y su abuelita enfrentan varias manifestaciones del racismo en su vida cotidiana. El tiempo en casa con Abuelita es divertido. Incluye comer panqueques, saltar charcos y pintarse las uñas. Mientras que las...
Selena : Queen of Tejano music
Lopez, Silvia
This moving and impassioned picture book about the iconic Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla, that will embolden young readers to find their passion and make the impossible, possible! Selena Quintanilla's music career began at the age of nine when she started singing in...

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