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Bilingual / Foreign Language

Here are resources to help you find the bilingual or foreign language children's books you are seeking.

A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead
A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead / Un regalo para Abuelita: En celebración del Dia de los Muertos is a bilingual picture book, written in English and Spanish. It's the story of how Day of the Dead events provide comfort to a young Mexican girl after the death of her beloved grandmother.

Alphabet Garden
Here you will find books and music for German-speaking children.

Cinto Puntos Press
This publisher specializes in publishing books from the U.S. / Mexico border, the American Southwest, and Mexico, including books for kids and books for teens.

Gathering the Sun
This picture book by Alma Flor Ada and Simon Silva, with illustrations by Simon Silva is a farm worker's ABC book in English and Spanish, published by HarperCollins.

A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead
I recommend A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead / Un regalo para Abuelita: En celebración del Dia de los Muertos, a bilingual picture book that provides a good introduction to the holiday.

Japanese Children's Books
This site is designed to "introduce Japanese children's literature to the English-speaking community." It includes an online bilingual magazine on Japanese children's books.

Bilingual Booklist-Lectura Recomendada - Spanish/English
This bibliography of children's bilingual books (Spanish /English) comes from the National Education Association. It is divided into three categories: Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9 and Up.

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