Official poster of Multicultural Childrens Book Day

Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021! Multicultural Children’s Book Day is in its 8th year! This non-profit children’s literacy initiative was founded by Valarie Budayr and Mia Wenjen; two diverse book-loving moms who saw a need to shine the spotlight on all of the multicultural books and authors on the market while also working to get those book into…

Cover of a personalized bilingual book by TimTimTom.

TimTimTom Books creates wonderful personalized bilingual books in nine languages. Children see themselves as the hero of the story and can read the story in the languages they speak. These books are a wonderful way to affirm identity and language abilities. Most important, they show children how special they are!

Image of diversity education picture books for Spanish language learners.

Diversity education is essential to giving children equal opportunity to succeed and to become culturally-aware, accepting people. Language Lizard’s new series of Living in Harmony books makes it easy to build diversity education into your classroom and home. This series is also a wonderful resource for language learners.

Image of the two characters in the learn Spanish mini-series Nos conocemos.

We recently filmed a Learn Spanish mini-series called ¿Nos conocemos?. The five short episodes are good listening comprehension practice and review a range of high-frequency vocabulary. 

Cover of the free spanish pdf book showing the animals in the content.

Ser and tener are some of the first verbs language learners understand and use on a regular basis. Of course, mastering the forms of these verbs requires hearing them over and over. This free Spanish PDF book targets the first person of the present tense of ser and tener.

Cover image of a book of Spanish fairy tales for language learners.

I love the power of a familiar story for language learning, and fairy tales have an added dimension of magic and fun that appeals to learners of all ages. However, translations of authentic versions can be long and dense with unusual, high-level language. That is why I’m excited Adam Beck, author of the popular book Maximize Your Child’s Bilingual Ability, has…