Tag: multicultural books

Spanish readers tell compelling stories with high-frequency language.

Comprehensible input Spanish readers are a game changer in the classroom. Leveled readers in Spanish tell captivating stories and incorporate…

These diverse books from middle school introduce students to latino culture.

Authors and publishers are responding to the need for diverse books for middle school. Consequently, there are wonderful new multicultural…

The Day of the Dead is a rich, complex tradition. That’s why one of the best ways to share it…

Celebrate Multicultural Children's Book Day 2019 with these events.

Welcome to Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019! MCBD raises awareness for kid’s books that celebrate diversity. The event also gets…

A Gift from Abuela is set in Mexico City and shares culture and a positive message with children.

As a part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019, I’m happy to share A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz…

Voces Sin Fronteras tells true immigation stories in English and Spanish bilingual comics.

As Spanish teachers, we work to introduce our students to the cultures and realities of Spanish-speaking countries, including the United…

Latino leaders come to life in biographies by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand.

Carmen T. Bernier-Grand is an award-winning author of children’s books. She is originally from Puerto Rico, and her works include…

Spanish books for beginning readers exposue them to new vocabulary and build reading skills.

Lulu Delacre has added another title to her series of Spanish books for beginning readers. Rafi y Rosi ¡Piratas!, and…

Diverse books reflect and honor the culture and language of Spanish speakers.

Books that reflect the diversity of human experience around the globe are the future of children’s literature. Today, however, we…

Sycretic Press is a Spanish Publisher in the U.S. offering beautiful books for children learning Spanish.

Syncretic Press is an independent Spanish publisher in the U.S..  They are partnering with authors and illustrators around the world…

Mutlicultural Children's Book Day shares diversity resources for parents and teachers.

Welcome to our 4th Multicultural Children’s Book Day. Spanish Playground was honored to be a co-host for this important event…

This series of multicultural chapter books features a Dominican American protagonist.

Big News! Emma is on the Air is the first of a series of multicultural chapter books for grades 2-3…

This picture book featuring tongue twisters in Spanish is an excellent resource for language learners.

Are you looking for an excellent collection of tongue twisters in Spanish? In his picture book El torneo de trabalenguas…

Use these Marisol McDonald and the Monster Spanish activities with language learners to make the most of this wonderful picture book by Monica Brown.

Monica Brown’s latest bilingual book featuring Marisol McDonald will delight children and bring a chorus of thanks from teachers and…

Kids learn Spanish places vocabulary with a children's book and writing activity.

The Place Where You Live /  El lugar donde vives is a beautiful bilingual book about places and how we…

Facts about Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2016.

Spanish Playground plays a unique role in reaching teachers and parents of Spanish speakers and learners. Spanish language, bilingual and…

Classroom reading program to share multicultural books.

Spanish Playground will be co-hosting Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2016. I am honored to support this celebration of diversity in…

Children learn about cultures and countries through multicultural books for kids.

I am sharing Finding the Music/En Pos de la música as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

A book about Peru for kids.

Award-winning author Carole Roman has written a series of picture books to introduce young children to different countries and cultures…

Multicultural books for children from Libros Arellano.

I am sharing Miguel ayuda en la oficina de la pediatra as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

A book celebrating the uniqueness of multicultural kids.

I am sharing Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/Marisol McDonald no combina as a part of the Read Around the World Summer…

spanish stories for kids nos fuimos

In my work with Spanish learners, of course I look for picture books that teach Latino culture. Given that, it…

travel with kids journals

This week I am hosting the MKB Book Club discussion of Family on the Loose, a wonderful book about family…

spanish black history month

It is hard to find good resources for teaching kids about Black history in the United States in Spanish. With…

multicultural childrens book day

What do children learn from books? They learn language and a world of content, but too often kids also learn…

multicultural book club

Join the Multicultural Kid Blogs Book Club as we begin 2014 by reading Family on the Loose: The Art of…

spanish stories kids no combina

I recently had the opportunity to write about two wonderful bilingual picture books. Marisol McDonald no combina and Marisol McDonald…

These Latino picture books are Spanish stories children will love as they learn language.

Marisol McDonald is the protagonist of two wonderful bilingual picture books – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina…