Books in Spanish

For the Library Corner


Me gustan los libros (I Like Books)
by Anthony Browne
A monkey describes the kinds of books he likes.
Cuando tengo sueño (When I'm Sleepy)
by Jane R. Howard
Penguin Ediciones
A drowsy child wonders what it would be like to sleep as different animals do.
Chigüiro y el lápiz (Chigüiro and the Pencil)
by Ivar Da Coll
Chigüiro finds a pencil and draws himself a bicycle to ride, an ice cream to eat, and a bed to sleep in when he gets tired. (Wordless)
My Day/Mi día
by Rebecca Emberley
Little
A child describes his daily activities.Text in English and Spanish.
¿Qué te gusta? (What Do You Like?)
by Michael Grejniec
Ediciones Norte-Sur
A boy and girl take turns telling about the things they like.
¡Adios, hola! (Hello, Goodbye)
by Barbara Shook Hazen
Simon Libros Colibrí
When a little girl moves from the city to the suburbs, she discovers she loves her new house and makes a new friend.
Fue Carmelita (Katie Did It)
by Becky Bring McDaniel
Childrens
Carmelita, the youngest in the family, is always being blamed for everything.

For Teacher Read Aloud

Los cuentos del cerdito Oliver (Tales of Oliver Pig)
by Jean Van Leeuwen
Five warm stories about Oliver Pig and his family.
Mis cinco sentidos (My Five Senses)
by Aliki
(Science/Health)
Harper Arco Iris
Children learn how the five senses help them discover the world around them.
El avión de Ángela (Angela's Airplane)
by Robert Munsch
A curious five-year-old girl accidentally flies off with an airplane.
Jorge el Curioso (Curious George®)
by H. A. Rey
A mischievous monkey named George gets in and out of trouble in this perenially popular story.
El día de Miranda para bailar (Miranda's Day to Dance)
by Jackie Jasina Schaefer
Simon Libros Colibrí
After receiving daily gifts of fruit from rainforest animals, Miranda assembles a headdress and does a celebration dance.
Harry y el terrible quiensabequé (Harry and the Terrible Whatzit)
by Dick Gackenbach
Harry conquers his fear of the dark when he confronts the monster in his basement.

For Shared Reading

Ada, la desordenada (Messy Bessy)
by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack
(Multicultural)
Childrens
Ada finally cleans up her very messy bedroom.
Enviarme a ti (Mail Myself to You)
by Woody Guthrie
(Music)
Harper Déjame leer
A girl imagines mailing herself to a friend in this song.
Una sorpresa para Ana Cristina (A Surprise for Ana Cristina)
by Margarita Robleda Moguel
After Ana Cristina figures out how to reach a cookie jar on top of a high cupboard, she's dismayed to find it empty.
Yo soy (I Am)
by Rita Milios
(Multicultural)
Childrens
Children playing together describe themselves in terms of differences and similarities.
Volar yo quiero (I Want to Learn to Fly)
by Judy Barron
A girl dreams of flying in this rhyming song.

Books in English

(English Language Development)

For the Library Corner


My Food
by Lisa-Theresa Lenthall
Bantam
Names of foods are presented in English, Spanish, French, and German.
Piggies
by Audrey and Don Wood
Harcourt
A child imagines ten piggies dancing on her fingers and toes.
Kindergarten Kids
by Ellen B. Senisi
(Multicultural)
Scholastic
A kindergarten class talks about a typical day of work and play.

For Teacher Read Aloud

Honey, I Love
by Eloise Greenfield
(Multicultural)
Harper
This poem celebrates the everyday things a girl loves.
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner
by Amy Schwartz
Orchard
Annabelle, who's been tutored about school by her older sister Lucy, becomes kindergarten's first milk monitor.
Mama, Do You Love Me?
by Barbara Joosse
(Multicultural)
Chronicle
An Inuit child discovers that her mother's love for her is unconditional.

For Shared Reading

One, Two, Three, Count With Me
by Catherine and Laurence Anholt
(Math)
Viking
This simple counting book explores elements familiar to young children.
Dancing Feet
by Charlotte Agell
(Multicultural)
Gulliver
Children use their feet, hands, eyes, and other body parts in daily activities.
Is That Josie?
by Keiko Narahashi
(Multicultural)
Macmillan
Josie imagines she is all kinds of animals while playing with her mother at bedtime.