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The City Sings a Song!

By: Abigail Tabbby

As Elmo and Zoe take a walk in the city, they take note of the rhythm and beat of all the sounds they encounter. From the honking of a horn to the movement of traffic, from the the clang of machines to...

What Can You Do with a Paleta?

By: Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by: Magaly Morales

Where the paleta wagon rings its tinkly belland carries a treasure of icy paletasin every color of the sarape . . .As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored...

What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?

By: Carmen Tafolla

A cradle for baby, a superhero's cape, a warm blanket on a cool night--there are so many things you can do with a rebozo. Through the eyes of a young girl, readers are introduced to the traditional shawl...


The Blue Shoe

By: Roderick Townley
illustrated by: Mary GrandPre

It was only one shoe. It fit no one. But everyone wanted it. Hap Barlo sits in a cell, wondering how it had all gone so wrong. The blue shoe was ruined, the girl he’d been trying to help was missing,...

The Blue Shoe

By: Roderick Townley

Far away, in a remote mountain village, there is a cobbler's shop. And in the window there sits a shoe. Not just any shoe, but a jewel-encrusted blue shoe. When the shoe's largest jewel goes missing, the...

What Can You Do with a Rebozo?

By: Carmen Tafolla

What can you use to dress up, play hide-and-seek, carry baby brother, and DANCE with?A rebozo!In a playful celebration of a vibrant culture, a young girl and her family show all the things they do in their...


Joe-Joe's First Flight

By: Natasha Tarpley
illustrated by: Earl Lewis

IT IS THE 1920s and segregation is commonplace in the United States, including in Joe-Joe’s small town of Blind Eye. Joe-Joe’s father works at the local airport, and he’s wanted to fly...

What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

By: Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by: Magaly Morales

As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children.   In this bilingual paperback edition, discover...



Resources

The Lily Pond

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

BOOK TALK
 
Nellie and Stephie have been away from their parents for over a year, and they have finally adjusted to life on the Swedish island where they now live.  Stephie is thrilled...