Barack Obama (US) by Raquel Benatar
Yes You Can Too! A bilingual biography that gives readers a glimpse of President Barack Obama, from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his historic inauguration as the President of the United States in 2009. Award-winning author, Raquel Benatar, offers a vivid picture of Obama's childhood experiences, his desire to learn and achieve, his willingness to work and excel, and his dedication to improve society, from the first days as a community organizer to the presidential elections in November 2008. Through the pages of this book, the author clearly identifies education, perseverance, discipline, hard work and self-confidence as the path to fulfilling dreams. Obama's story can inspire children of all ethnic, racial, and economic backgrounds to work hard and pursue educational and professional success. LATINO BOOK AWARD WINNER FIRST PLACE. Look Inside
Day of the Dead by Joyce Prince
Miguel awakes with a start. He thinks he has heard his grandfather's voice. His grandfather, José Luis Muñoz, is challenging him to learn about his cultural heritage. During the bus ride to Oaxaca, Pepe tells Miguel about the celebration of the Day of the Dead, which is coming up soon. The story reflects the closeness that exists between the living and the departed loved ones. Paperback
Honorable Mention, International Latino Book Awards 2012, Best Educational Children's Book, Bilingual
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Donde vive el arco iris by
In the refreshing story about a rainbow that continually appears and disappears, Mother shows the children how to create their own rainbow using a pan of water. Paperback
Go, Milka, Go! by Milka Duno and Raquel Benatar
Race car driver Milka Duno is a playful, studious, and mischievous child as she races and competes through the inspiring pages of this book. Bilingual Book by award-winning author Raquel Benatar.
First Place, International Latino Book Awards 2009, Young Adult Sports, Bilingual
Jose Marti (Cuba) by Magalena Zenaida
An Honest Boy, Un hombre sincero, conveys the messages of Cuban national hero and prominent figure in Latin American literature, Jose Marti. Marti's ideas about freedom, democracy and independence come together in a poetic way that ultimately becomes a call to Cuban freedom and universal friendship that echoes long into the future as part of one of Cuba's most famous songs, Guantanamera.Look Inside
Luisita Cooks/Luisita Cocina by Dora Przybylek
Luisita asks her mom to teach her how to make fruit salad. Together, they choose different fruits, wash them, peel them, cut them and mix them all together in a bowl. Luisita's mom tells her exactly what to do and Luisita follows every direction. Luisita is very proud and happy because now she knows how to cook! Luisita le pide a su mama que le ensene a preparar ensalada de frutas. Juntas escogen distintas frutas, las lavan, las pelan, las cortan y las mezclan en un plato. La mama de Luisita le dice exactamente que hacer y Luisita sigue cada indicacion. Luisita se siente muy orgullosa y feliz porque ahora sabe cocinar! Look Inside
Luisita is Sick/Luisita esta enferma by Dora Przybylek
Luisita feels very tired. She can't run and play with her friends as she usually does. The doctor tells Luisita's mom that Luisita has cancer. Luisita's mom explains to Luisita what it means to have cancer. Luisita follows several treatments. She is very patient. She learns a lot from her doctors, nurses and friends. Luisita se siente muy cansada. No puede correr ni jugar con sus amigos como siempre. La doctora le dice a la mama de Luisita que Luisita tiene cancer. La mama de Luisita le explica a Luisita lo que significa tener cancer. Luisita sigue varios tratamientos. Es muy paciente. Aprende mucho de sus doctores, enfermeros y amigos Look Inside
Luisita Rides her Bike by Dora Przybylek
Luisita gets a big surprise from her dad. He has an enormous box waiting for her. It's a box all wrapped up in a pretty paper of many colors. Inside the box there is something that will make Luisita very happy: a bike! Her dad will then teach her how to ride it. She is very excited and learns how to ride her new bike very quickly. Look Inside
Luisita Travels/Luisita viaja by Dora Przybylek
Luisita and her parents travel to visit her parents' friends in Los Angeles. Luisita discovers many new things and befriends Albert. She also learns about people with disabilities. Luisita travels / Luisita viaja is a book about thoughtfulness and acceptance. Luisita y sus padres viajan a Los Angeles para visitar a sus amigos. Luisita descubre muchas cosas nuevas y entabla amistad con Albert. Luisita aprende tambien como viven las personas con discapacidad. Luisita travels / Luisita viaja es un libro sobre la consideracion y la aceptacion AWARDED THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK - BILINGUAL 2019 Look Inside
My Abuela is Sick by Jennifer Bisignano
Told from the perspective of an eight year old girl, this book focuses on a child who has a very sick grandmother. When the story begins she remembers beautiful memories of her grandmother but as it continues the events start to change. The girl tries to find answers to what is happening to her grandmother as her inner circle and herself become emotionally affected by the sickness. This book has been inspired by a woman battling cancer and her granddaughter who could not make sense of the events that were transpiring. The story is written in both English and Spanish because the main character is of Hispanic descent. Explaining cancer to kids is not an easy task. This is a learning tool for children, parents and educators. It includes an educational page on how to talk to kids about this disease.2015 PURPLE DRAGONFLY BOOK AWARDS, SECON PLACE, 2016 BEST EDUCATIONAL CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK LATINO BOOK AWARDS MOST INSPIRATIONAL CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK - ENGLISH Look Inside