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Thumb_19_booksa-m_set
$168.00

30 weeks of family reading and parental involvement in Spanish or English. These books are fun to read together!
30 original stories in a dual language format.

Each story teaches a character or family building lesson

Each story contains a parenting idea

Words to learn from each story increase vocabulary acquisition

Phonics and phonemic awareness skills are embedded in the text and illustrations

Set contains 1 copy of each book. 30 total book titles. Individual book titles are listed below.

Thumb_a_ayudantes
$5.60

Doesn't it make you feel good when you can help someone? We Are Helpers is a beautifully illustrated story about family cooperation. Everyone in this family is a helper!
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Lyuba Titovets

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Thumb_b_-_barbas
$5.60

Having a pet is a responsibility. Bobby forgets to feed his puppy, White Whiskers, and almost loses him. Do you know what it means to be responsible for someone or something?
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_c_-_coni
$5.60

Connie Cottontail is a very resourceful little rabbit. Children will be amused at how she outsmarts Cornelius the Coyote and saves herself from becoming Cornelius' dinner.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Rosellen Marslender

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Thumb_ch_-_chava
$5.60

Chava learns that eating only sweets and not taking proper care of his teeth can lead to a big problem. Children will sympathize with his fear of the dentist. The story gives parents an opportunity to reinforce good dental care.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: F. David Artalejo

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Thumb_d_-_desfile
$5.60

Has your school or neighborhood ever organized a parade? Or have you ever marched in a parade procession? In The Parade a group of children plan and perform their own parade. Any child who has ever dressed up in a costume will enjoy this story.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_e_-_escondites
$5.60

Hiding Places is a humorous story about a missing elephant! Elsa the elephant can't be found, and the zoo keeper, Mr. Elizondo, seeks the help of the animals to find her. Children will delight in "searching" for Elsa on every page of the book. Encourage your child to look for clues in the illustrations to locate the whereabouts of Elsa. The various zoo animals use their skills to contribute to the search for the enormous elephant. Elsa hides in the most unusual places as the animals and Mr. Elizondo seek to find her before the zoo opens.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: G. Yermo

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Thumb_f_-_fernando
$5.60

If you wear glasses or know some who does, you will especially enjoy this story. Fernando discovers that glasses improve his eyesight and allow him to do many things. He learns that his friends don't make fun of him just because he wears glasses.
Author: Judith Kuehn - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_g_-_globito
$5.60

Globito the Little Balloon is a delightful story told from the point of view of a balloon. Globito has a bad scare, but the story has a happy ending.
Author: Tere Perez - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_h_-_me_lo_encontre
$5.60

If you find something that does not belong to you, what should you do? In this story two brothers return a lost wallet to its rightful owner because they know it is the right thing to do.
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_i_-_invitaciones
$5.60

Invitations is a delightful story about parties and celebrations. The book is cleverly constructed to reveal the events of a birthday party and the celebration of a Posada. Various clues are provided on the pages preceding each event which encourage children to develop an awareness of details in the text and illustrations in order to successfully predict the event to which they are invited. Also included within the story is the song "Las Mananitas" and a reminder to always say "Thank You".
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_j_-_jaripeo
$5.60

A familiar Spanish dicho says "Todo a su debido tiempo" ('There is a time for everything'). When Jim and Johnny visit their grandfather, they learn the special significance of this saying and receive a wonderful surprise.
Author: Leticia Lozoya Mendoza - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_k_-_kermes
$5.60

Cascarones (eggshells filled with confetti) are a tradition at many fiestas and especially at a bazaar. Kiko learns to be a good sport when he goes to a bazaar with his cousin Karla.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_l_-_lata
$5.60

A familiar saying says, "Everything that looks like work isn't always work." Making creative playthings out of cans is the theme of What a Drag! Lorenzo and his father share the chores of keeping their house neat and clean. Lorenzo's complaint about "what a drag" it is to take out the trash results in a creative response from his father.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Jud Wright

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Thumb_ll_-_mi_llave
$5.60

You can say that the theme of this story is "haste makes waste". Richard forgets his house key in his hurry to get to school on time. His experience helps him learn good ways to remember important things.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_m_-_marcela
$5.60

What do you think your toys would say if they could talk? In this story, children will read about the adventures of two dolls, Marcela and Martin, who come to life at night. Imagination, creative play, and cooperation are topics that should be emphasized when you read the story Marcela and Martin.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: G. Yermo

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Thumb_n_-_nelson
$5.60

Nelson is moving into a new neighborhood. He doesn't speak Spanish but soon learns to communicate with a new friend who is just starting to learn English. Nelson and his new friend remove the language barriers to their communication by inventing a game. Can you guess how they learn to communicate?
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Gail Kohler Opsahl

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Thumb_n__-_dona_luz
$5.60

Grandma Luz is a "teacher" and a "doctor" and a special friend to children. This beautifully illustrated story is about appreciating the people we love but can't be with anymore.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_o_-_ositos
$5.60

Orlando and Ofelia, two adventurous bears, find that exploring in the woods can lead to some difficult situations, especially when they don't tell anyone where they are going. In the story The Mischievous Bears, the two bears go off by themselves and encounter a bee's nest. They soon learn that being curious can lead to trouble for themselves and worry for their parents.
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Rosellen Marslender

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Thumb_p__-_pepe
$5.60

Pepe is a scarecrow who isn't very happy or successful. No one pays any attention to him. Not even the birds are afraid of him. But there is a surprise in store for Pepe when some children take him to town for the harvest festival.
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_q_-_quiriqui
$5.60

It is so hard to wake up early. Quiquiriqui­ learns that if he does his chores first, he will have time to play with his friends. Parents will relate to the theme of the story, "The early bird gets the worm".
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Rosellen Marslender

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Thumb_r_-_raul
$5.60

Raul uses a wheel chair to get from place to place, but that doesn't prevent him from doing almost everything his classmates do - and sometimes he can do them better! This story reinforces the idea that physically challenged people are just like everyone else.
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: Lyuba Titovets

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Thumb_rr_-_que_harias
$5.60

Would you know what to do in a dangerous situation or an emergency? Eight different situations give children and their parents the opportunity to talk about what they should do.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_s_-_saltamontes
$5.60

Mr. Grasshopper's Garden is a counting story with an amusing array of whimsical animals who are invited to enjoy the produce from Mr. Grasshopper's wonderful garden. Can you tell which of his friends come to eat and which ones come just to have a good time?
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: G. Yermo

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Thumb_t_-_tomasito
$5.60

Tommy the Owl is a story of a little owl who is frightened by the sounds of the night but comforted by the concern and protection of his mother. Children will relate to the fears Tommy faces when it is dark outside and sounds are not recognized. Tommy learns that the sounds he hears are familiar ones which can be identified if he listens carefully. Discovering hidden shapes in the illustrations will provide opportunities for further discussion about the story. This story gives parents the opportunity to reinforce their intentions to always be there to protect and help their children.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: G. Yermo

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Thumb_u_-_uvaldo
$5.60

Every child has probably worn hand-me-down clothes. Uvaldo, the youngest child in his family, desperately wishes he had some clothes that were brand new. Uvaldo learns that sometimes when family and neighbors work together, there are often unexpectedly pleasant results. When Uvaldo's mother and the local store owners collaborate, Uvaldo and his friends receive uniforms for a summer soccer league, and Uvaldo gets a brand new uniform when he joins the team.
Author: Francisca Elenez - Illustrator: David Artalejo

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Thumb_v_-_clinica
$5.60

Victor and Vanessa play doctor and nurse in the "clinic" they set up to repair toys for their friends in the neighborhood. Vito, a huge dog, and Vicente, who tries to be Superman, appear on almost every page. Keep track of their antics as the story progresses. The underlying message in this story is "What do we need to do to stay healthy"?
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: G. Yermo

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Thumb_w_-_walterio
$5.60

Everyone in the classroom snickers when they hear the teacher call Walterio's name on the first day of school. This leads to a lively discussion of the student's names, and everyone learns to appreciate his own name.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_x_-_musicos
$5.60

Have you ever done something that you felt sorry for later? The whimsical animals in this story are musicians, and one of them has a accident that almost ruins the group's performance at a festival.
Author: Leticia Munoz Aber - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_y_-_yo_si
$5.60

When Tony discovers that his brother Andy had a good time helping his father build a patio, he decides to be more agreeable. Parents can use this story to discuss the importance of helping others.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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Thumb_z_-_beatriz
$5.60

Sometimes we judge people before we have a chance to know them or because we think that they are different from us. The delightful animals in this story get a big surprise when they discover the new animal that is delivered to Beatrice's pet store.
Author: Elena Lagunas - Illustrator: Antonio Castro

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