Goodnight Moon or Buenas Noches, Luna by: Margaret Wise Brown
A good story for bedtime as bunny gets ready to settle for the night. Some pages are in full color and others are in black and white to isolate specific images that the words are describing.
Available Formats: In English: Book, Hoopla ebook, Hoopla audiobook, MP3, E Read Along OR In Spanish: Book
Snowy Day or Un Día De Nieve by: Ezra Jack Keats
This is the classic story of Peter waking up to a fresh snowfall outside his apartment window. It has so many talking and learning points to enjoy with your child, like snowballs melt when they come inside! Illustrations are simple and perfect.
Available formats: In English: Book OR In Spanish: Child’s Kit
Guess How Much I love you or Adivina Cuánto Te Quiero By: Sam McBratney
It’s bedtime and a baby hare and his guardian compete to show just how big their love is. The artwork is very endearing. It is a perfect bedtime read.
Available formats: In English: Book OR In Spanish: Book
Fire Trucks / Camiones de Bomberos by: Nadia Higgins
The story follows a group of firefighters through a busy day on the job. There is an accompanying QR code on the back cover that allows you to hear the pages sung in both English and Spanish. There are plenty of opportunities for new vocabulary as you talk over the illustrations.
Available format: Both languages together: Book
Los Pollitos / Little Chickies by: Susie Jaramillo
This book follows a brief day in the life of a mama hen caring for her baby chicks. It is based on a Spanish children’s song. Each page has a delightful flap section with a little surprise picture. One side is all in Spanish and then if you flip the book over to the back cover, the whole story reads through in English.
Available format: Both Languages together: Book
Good Night Gorilla or Buenas noches Gorila by: Peggy Rathman
Sweet imagery depicts a mischievous gorilla as he steals the keys from the zoo keeper. Text is sparse, but there are many new animal vocabulary words to learn. The pictures, even without words, allow for many talking points between child and guardian.
Available Formats: In English: Book, Hoopla audiobook OR In Spanish: Book
My Animals / Mis Animales By: Rebecca Emberley
Animals are named in both English and Spanish with adorable, but simple illustrations.
Available Format: Both Languages together: Book
Where is Baby’s Belly Button? or ¿Dónde Está el Ombliguito? By: Karen Katz
A fun way to start to learn body parts, like the belly button and the toes. There is no story, but flip-up pages help to reveal the hidden body parts and make the book more entertaining for the little ones reading with us.
Available Formats: In English: Book OR In Spanish: Book
Diapers are not forever / Los Pañales No Son para Siempre by: Elizabeth Verdick
This is a great book to introduce potty training and all its steps. It has scenes from diverse families teaching their little ones to use the toilet and graduate out of diapers.
Available formats: Both Languages together: Book, Hoopla ebook
Good Morning / Buenos dias by: Meritxell Martí and Xavier Salomo
A push-and-pull book that allows each page to come to life with a little change as the town wakes up. No story, just illustrated snapshots from the neighborhood.
Available formats: Both Languages together: Book
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