Books in Spanish

For the Library Corner


Oso en bicicleta (The Bear's Bicycle)
by Emilie Warren McLeod
A boy and his bear take an exciting bicycle ride.
Un oso y nueve más (One Bear and Nine More)
by Keith Moseley
(Math)
Bears engaged in different activities help children learn colors and the numbers one through ten in this pop-up book.
Osito (Little Bear)
by Diane Namm
Childrens
Little Bear's fussy eating habits frustrate his parents.
Pipo y el oso (Pippo and the Bear)
by Chris Riddell
Ben invites a bear home for tea, and the two have a wonderful time.
Un día feliz (The Happy Day)
by Ruth Krauss
In the middle of winter a bear and other forest animals awake to discover a single flower blooming in the snow.
El oso (Bears)
by Claude Delafosse and Philippe Biard
(Science/Health)
Turning transparent pages changes the illustrations in this simple science book about bears.

For Teacher Read Aloud

La cama de Horacio (Horacio's Bed)
by Camilla Ashforth
When a rabbit can't find a bed to sleep in, his artist friend, a teddy bear, draws a bed for him.
¿No duermes, osito? (Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?)
by Martin Waddell
Little Bear can't sleep because he's afraid of the dark, but Big Bear shows him that the stars and moon bring light even to the night.
¡Osito! ¿Dónde estas? (Teddy! Where Are You?)
by Ralph Steadman
When Grandpa can't find his old teddy bear for his granddaughters, he takes them to the toy store to show them what a real teddy looks like.
Moné (Moné)
by Consuelo Armijo
A toy bear is treated like a human by the children that live in its household.
Un bolsillo para Corduroy (A Pocket for Corduroy)
by Don Freeman
(Multicultural)
When Corduroy goes to the laundromat with Lisa and her mother, he looks for a pocket for his overalls.
Osito (Little Bear)
by Else Holmelund Minarik
Little Bear's adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.
Un beso para osito (A Kiss for Little Bear)
by Else Holmelund Minarik
After Little Bear sends his grandmother a gift, his thank-you kiss gets passed on to him by his animal friends.
Al oso le duelen las muelas (The Bear's Toothache)
by David McPhail
When he finds a bear with a toothache outside his window, a boy tries to think of ways to remove the tooth.
¡Qué bonito es Panamá! (Panama Is Beautiful)
by Janosch
A bear and a tiger leave home to look for Panama, the land of their dreams.
Quique duerme fuera de casa (Ira Sleeps Over)
by Bernard Waber
Ira is afraid that his friend Reggie will laugh at him if he brings his teddy bear along on his first sleep-over.
Los osos (Bears)
by Susan Kuchalla
(Science/Health)
A bear stays busy looking for food in the summer so he'll stay warm through his winter hibernation.

For Shared Reading

¿Dónde está mi osito? (Where's My Teddy?)
by Jez Alborough
A boy who loses his teddy bear finds a gigantic teddy bear and a real bear in the woods.
Vamos a cazar un oso (We're Going on a Bear Hunt)
by Michael Rosen
A father and his children go over fields, through woods, and across rivers looking for a bear in its cave.
El poni, el oso y el manzano (The Pony, the Bear, and the Apple)
by Sigrid Heuck
In this rebus story, Pony and Bear look for Pony's missing apples.
El oso más elegante (The Best Dressed Bear)
by Mary Blocksma
Childrens
A bear who wants to be the best dressed bear at a dance receives help from the animal clerks in a store.

Books in English

(English Language Development)

For the Library Corner


Goldilocks and the Three Bears
by Byron Barton
Harper
Bright, bold pictures illustrate this retelling of a favorite tale.
Bear Play
by Miela Ford
(Science/Health)
Greenwillow
Two polar bear cubs frolic in the water at the zoo.
Bears, Bears, and More Bears
by Jackie Morris
(Science/Health)
Barron's
Simple information is provided about different kinds of bears.

For Teacher Read Aloud

Let's Count It Out, Jesse Bear
by Nancy White Carlstrom
(Math)
Simon
In rhyming poems, Jesse Bear counts everything from sticks to stars and bubbles to Band-Aids.
Blueberries for Sal
by Robert McCloskey
Puffin
A young girl and a bear cub get their mothers mixed up while picking blueberries.
This Is the Bear and the Bad Little Girl
by Sarah Hayes
Candlewick
When a mischievous girl steals a boy's teddy bear, the boy's dog comes to the rescue.

For Shared Reading

“I Don't Care!” Said the Bear
by Colin West
Candlewick
The only animal that a big bear is afraid of is the little mouse that's following him.
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
by Bill Martin, Jr.
Holt
The question “What do you hear?” is posed to a variety of zoo animals.