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50 Bilingual and Spanish/English Integrated Books

Compiled by Carling Febry and Merri V. Lindgren
© 2011 Cooperative Children's Book Center

Originally developed in 2003 as part of a 12-month series in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, this bibliography was updated in 2011. .


Click on underlined book titles to see the CCBC review of the book, and/or the cover image.
Complete list of CCBC bibliographies


Poetry

    Alarcon, Francisco X. From the Bellybutton of the Moon, and Other Summer Poems / Del ombligo de la luna, y otros poemas de verano. Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 1998. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Alarcon, Francisco X. Angels Ride Bikes and Other Fall Poems/Los angeles andan en bicicleta y otros poemas de oton. Illustrated by Maya Christinia Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 1999. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Alarcon, Francisco X.. Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems/Iguanas en la nieve y otros poemas de invierno. Illustrated by Maya Christinia Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 2001. 32 pages. Ages 5 - 9

    Alarcon, Francisco X. Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/Jiomates risuenos y otros poemas de invierno. Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 1997. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Argueta, Jorge. Sopa de frijoles: un poema para cocinar = Bean Soup: A Cooking Poem. Illustrated by Rafael Yockteng. Groundwood Books, 2009. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Carlson, Lori Marie. Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States. Henry Holt, 2005. 160 pages. Ages 12-18

    Carlson, Lori Marie, selector. Sol a Sol: Bilingual Poems. Illustrated by Emily Lisker. Henry Holt, 1998. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Johnston, Tony. My Mexico/Mexico mio. Illustrated by F. John Sierra. Putnam, 1996. 36 pages. Ages 5 - 8

    Mora, Pat. The Desert is My Mother/El desierto es mi madre. Illustrated by Daniel Lechon. Pinata Books/Arte Publico Press, 1994. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 7

    Mora, Pat. Listen to the Desert/Oye al desierto. Illustrated by Francisco X. Mora. Clarion, 1994. 24 pages. Ages 4 - 7

    Mora, Pat. Love to Mama. Illustrated by Paula S. Barragan M.. Lee & Low, 2001. 32 pages. Ages 10 and older

    Nye, Naomi Shihab, editor. The Tree Is Older Than You Are: A Bilingual Gathering of Poems & Stories from Mexico with Paintings from Mexican Artists. Simon & Schuster, 1995. 110 pages. Age 8 and older


Traditional Literature

    Ada, Alma Flor and F. Isabel Campoy. English version by Rosalma Zubizarreta . Ten Little Puppies = Diez perritos. Illustrated by Ulises Wensell. Rayo / HarperCollins, 2011. 32 pages. Ages birth - 6

    Ada, Alma Flor and F. Isabel Campoy, selectors. English adapations by Alice Schertle . ¡Pio Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Viví Escrivá. HarperCollins, 2003. 64 pages. Ages birth - 6 years

    Ada, Alma Flor and Isabel Campoy, selectors. English versions by Rosalma Zubizarreta . ¡Muu, Moo! Rimas de animales = Animal Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Viví Escrivá. Rayo/HarperCollins, 2010. 44 pages. Ages 1 - 6

    Anzaldua, Gloria. Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y la Llorona. Illustrated by Christina Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 1996. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Ehlert, Lois. Cuckoo: A Mexican Folktale/Cucu: un cuento folklorico mexicano. Translated by Gloria de Aragon Andujar. Harcourt Brace, 1997. 36 pages. Ages 3 - 9

    Ehlert, Lois. Moon Rope: A Peruvian Folktale/Un lazo a la luna: Una leyenda Peruana. Translated by Amy Prince. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. 32 pages. Ages 3 - 7

    Gonzalez, Lucia M.. The Bossy Gallito/El gallo de bodas. Illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Scholastic, 1994. 32 pages. Ages 3 - 6

    Hall, Nancy Abraham and Jill Syverson-Stork . Los pollitos dicen: Juegos, rimas y cancionces infantiles de paises de hable hispana/The Baby Chicks Sing: Traditional Games, Nursery Rhymes, and Songs from Spanish-Speaking Countries. Illustrated by Kay Chorao. Little, Brown, 1994. 32 pages. Ages 9 months - 4 years

    Hinojosa, Tish. Cada Nino / Every Child: A Bilingual Songbook for Kids. Illustrated by Lucia Angela Perez. Cinco Puntos Press, 2002. 56 pages. Ages 3 - 8

    Orozco, Jose-Luis. Diez deditos/Ten Little Fingers, and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America. Illustrated by Elisa Kleven. Dutton, 1997. 56 pages. Babies-age 8, adults


Picture Books

    Ada, Alma Flor. Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English. Translated by Rosa Zubizarreta. Illustrated by Simon Silva. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1997. 40 pages. Ages 5 - 10

    Argueta, Jorge. Xochitl and the Flowers/Xochitl, la nina de las flores. Illustrated by Carl Angel. Children's Book Press, 2003. Ages 5 - 10

    Best, Cari. Taxi! Taxi!. Illustrated by Dale Gottlieb. Little, Brown, 1994. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Blanco, Alberto. Angel's Kite/La estrella de Angel. Translated by Dan Bellm. Illustrated by Rodolfo Morales. Children's Book Press, 1994. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 7

    Cumpiano, Ina. Quinito, Day and Night = Quinito, dia y noche. Illustrated by José Ramírez. Children's Book Press, 2008. 22 pages. Ages 2-5

    Cumpiano, Ina. Quinito's Neighborhood = El Vecindario de Quinito. Illustrated by José Ramírez. Children's Book Press, 2005. 22 pages. Ages 3-5

    Delacre, Lulu. Vejigante Masquerader. Scholastic, 1993. 40 pages. Ages 5 - 9

    Geeslin, Campbell. On Ramon's Farm. Illustrated by Petra Mathers. An Anne Schwartz Book/Atheneum, 1998. 40 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Gonzalez, Lucia . The Storyteller’s Candle . Illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Children’s Book Press, 2008. 32 pages. Ages 5-9

    Guy, Ginger Foglesong. Siesta. Illustrated by René King Moreno. Greenwillow / HarperCollins, 2005. 32 pages. Ages 2-5

    Herrera, Juan Felipe. Grandma and Me at the Flea / Los Meros Meros Remateros. Illustrated by Anita DeLucio-Brock. Children's Book Press, 2002. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Herrera, Juan Felipe. The Upside Down Boy/El Nino de Cabeza. Illustrated by Elizabeth Gomez. Children's Book Press, 2000. 32 pages. Ages 7 - 10

    Herrera, Juan Felipe. Calling the Doves/El canto de las palomas. Illustrated by Elly Simons. Children's Book Press, 1995. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Jimenez, Francisco. The Christmas Gift/El regalo de Navidad. Illustrated by Claire B. Cotts. Houghton Mifflin, 2000. 32 pages. Ages 4 - 8

    Levy, Janice. The Spirit of Tio Fernando: A Day of the Dead Story/El espiritu de Tio Fernando: Una historia del dia de los muertos. Translated by Teresa Mlawer, from the Spanish. Illustrated by Morella Fuenmayor. Albert Whitman, 1995. 32 pages. Ages 6 - 9

    Luenn, Nancy. A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead/Un regalo para Abuelita: En celebracion del dia de los muertos. Illustrated by Robert Chapman. Rising Moon/Northland, 1998. 32 pages. Ages 6 - 9

    Mora, Pat. Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children's Day / Book Day = Celebremos El dia de los ninos / El dia de los libros. Illustrated by Rafael Lopez. HarperCollins, 2009. 32 pages. Ages 3 - 6

    Mora, Pat. Gracias / Thanks. Translated by Adriana Dominguez. Illustrated by John Parra. Lee & Low, 2009. 32 pages. Ages 3 - 7

    Orozco, José-Luis. Rin, Rin, Rin = Do, Re, Mi. Illustrated by David Diaz. Orchard / Scholastic, 2005. 24 pages. Ages 3-7

    Perez, Amada Irma. My Very Own Room = Mi propio cuartito. Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez. Children's Book Press, 2000. 32 pages. Ages 5- 8

    Reiser, Lynn. My Way: A Margaret and Margarita Story = A mi manera: Un Cuento de Margarita y Margaret. Greenwillow / HarperCollins, 2007. 32 pages. Ages 2-5

    Suen, Anastasia. Toddler Two / Dos años. Illustrated by Winnie Cheon. Lee & Low, 2002. 16 pages. Ages 1 - 3

    Zepeda, Gwendolyn. Growing Up with Tamales = Los tamales de Ana. Translated by Gabriela Baeza Ventura (from the English). Illustrated by April Ward. Piñata Books / Arte Público Press, 2008. 32 pages. Ages 6-9


Nonfiction

    Ancona, George. The Pinata Maker/El pinatero. Harcourt Brace, 1994. 40 pages. Ages 8 - 10

    Lomas Garza, Carmen . Magic Windows/Ventanas magicas. Translated by Francisco X. Alarcon. Children's Book Press, 1999. 32 pages. Ages 9 - 12

    Lomas Garza, Carmen and Harriet Rohmer . In My Family/En mi familia. Translated by Francisco X. Alarcon. Children's Book Press, 1996. 32 pages. Age 5 and older

    Marín, Guadalupe Rivera. My Papa Diego and Me: Memories of My Father and His Art = Mi papa Diego y yo: Recuerdos de mi padre y su arte. Illustrated by Diego Rivera. Children’s Book Press, 2009. 29 pages. Ages 6 - 12



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