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Eleanor Roosevelt

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026805

Though Eleanor Roosevelt was born into wealth, she still took great responsibility for the poor and struggling. This title takes you through Eleanor’s life and depicts how she forever changed the role of the First Lady. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Rosa Parks: Activista por la igualdad (Rosa Parks: Activist for Equality)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026836

This title introducing the brave Rosa Parks will make readers think about what it was like living before and during the civil rights movement. Learn about Rosa’s early life and that fateful and famous bus ride home from work that sparked a movement. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

To Have a Dog (Spanish)

Ivona Brezinova (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950246

Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father-but one day, when a couple comes to adopt him-he decides to keep an open mind. . . . Mateo quería una sola cosa en la Tierra: un perro. Vivía en un orfanato dónde no le permitían tener un perro de verdad. El perro de juguete que recibió por Navidad se rompió, y los otros animales que probó como mascota no cumplieron con lo que esperaba. Nunca en la vida ha pensado tener una madre o un padre - pero un día, cuando una pareja llega para adoptarle - decide mantener la mente abierta.

Oranges For Everybody (Spanish)

Daiga Zake (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950765

When Jimmy's mother brings home a bag of five beautiful oranges, he wants to keep them all for himself. But his instinct to share with his family and friends is too strong to resist-until he has no oranges left at all! This day, Jimmy will learn a lot about the gift of generosity. Cuando la madre de Jimmy trae a casa una bolsa con cinco hermosas naranjas, él se las quiere quedar todas. Pero el instinto de compartir con su familia y amigos es demasiado fuerte como para resistirlo- ¡hasta que no le quedan más naranjas! Este día, Jimmy aprenderá un montón acerca del don de la generosidad.

You Are a Really Good Friend of Mine (Spanish)

Laura Liliom (author), Lilit Vagharshyan (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854603

Her really good friend has moved far away to another country. What to do now? How can they stay friends without seeing each other? They learn that there is friendship in thinking about each other, in writing to each other, in remembering each others' favorite things, but most of all: it is in the heart. Su intima amiga se mudo a otro pais muy lejano. Que haran ahora? Como pueden seguir siendo amigas sin verse? Ellas aprenden que la amistad sigue existiendo cada vez que piensan en la otra, al escribirse, en recordar las cosas favoritas de ambas, pero por sobre todo esta en el corazon.

I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie / Quisiera ser tan alto como Willie

Kathryn Heling, Deborah Hembrook (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672241

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Manuel goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be tall like Willie. He thinks being tall makes his best friend Willie look like a basketball star. In the quest to be tall, Manuel comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Manuel grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Quisiera tener pecas como Abby

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672166

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby. Rosa wants freckles just like her friend Abby. How can she get them? Maybe chocolate pudding will do the trick! How about some mud puddle dots? Big sister's makeup? Rosa comes to realize that she might have something that is just as good as the longed-for freckles. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa / Quisiera tener lentes como Rosa

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672180

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Abby concocts comical and innovative strategies to get glasses. She thinks glasses make her best friend Rosa look beautiful. In the quest to have glasses like Rosa, Abby invents a multitude of ingenious ways to getting the glasses she so dearly desires. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Abby grows in appreciation of her own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Quisiera tener lentes como Rosa

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672197

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa. Abby concocts comical and innovative strategies to get glasses. She thinks glasses make her best friend Rosa look beautiful. In the quest to have glasses like Rosa, Abby invents a multitude of ingenious ways to getting the glasses she so dearly desires. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Abby grows in appreciation of her own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel / Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672210

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672227

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish Was Strong Like Manuel. Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

My Pal, Victor / Mi amigo, Víctor

Diane Gonzales Bertrand (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671800

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of My Pal, Victor. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Why do we choose the friends we do? Dominic knows. He explains just how special his pal Victor really is. After all, Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Two young boys experience a spirited, carefree friendship that transcends one boy's disability.

Mi amigo, Víctor

Diane Gonzales Bertrand (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671817

This is the Spanish only version of My Pal, Victor. Why do we choose the friends we do? Dominic knows. He explains just how special his pal Victor really is. After all, Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Two young boys experience a spirited, carefree friendship that transcends one boy's disability.

Mason Moves Away / Mason se muda

Amy Crane Johnson (author), Robb Mommaerts (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671619

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Mason Moves Away. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. One summer, people enter the north woods and Mason's peaceful environment will never be the same. Solomon explains the gentle balance that must exist between humans and wildlife. Follow Solomon Raven and all the woodland creatures throughout the seasons in all the books in the series.

Mason se muda

Amy Crane Johnson (author), Robb Mommaerts (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671626

This is the Spanish only version of Mason Moves Away. One summer, people enter the north woods and Mason's peaceful environment will never be the same. Solomon explains the gentle balance that must exist between humans and wildlife. <br><br>Follow Solomon Raven and all the woodland creatures throughout the seasons in all the books in the series.

Nathan y el gran abusador

Gerry Renert (author), Carrie Anne Bradshaw (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671022

This is the Spanish only version of Nathan and the Really Big Bully, a Mom's Choice Awards&reg; Gold Recipient. This second book in the Nathan series tells the story of a hyena who enjoys picking on a penguin--a classic example of bullying. The penguin turns to Nathan for advice. Nathan tells the penguin that the worst thing he can do is to strike back saying, "two wrongs never make a right." Then one day, an elephant wanders into the lagoon,fills his trunk with water and playfully sprays a huge stream at Nathan. Nathan's first reaction is to get angry. But, with the penguin watching, Nathan decides to follow his own advice and looks the elephant right in the eye and tells him what he's doing is wrong. The elephant is apologetic. Then, when the hyena is about to splash the penguin, he copies Nathan and tells the hyena not to splash him again. Nathan's behavior demonstrates it's better to speak up to bullies than to strike back.

Nathan and the Really Big Bully / Nathan y el gran abusador

Gerry Renert (author), Carrie Anne Bradshaw (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671008

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This is the bilingual version (English and Spanish of Nathan and the Really Big Bully, a Mom's Choice Awards&reg; Gold Recipient. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. This second book in the Nathan series tells the story of a hyena who enjoys picking on a penguin--a classic example of bullying. The penguin turns to Nathan for advice. Nathan tells the penguin that the worst thing he can do is to strike back saying, "two wrongs never make a right." Then one day, an elephant wanders into the lagoon,fills his trunk with water and playfully sprays a huge stream at Nathan. Nathan's first reaction is to get angry. But, with the penguin watching, Nathan decides to follow his own advice and looks the elephant right in the eye and tells him what he's doing is wrong. The elephant is apologetic. Then, when the hyena is about to splash the penguin, he copies Nathan and tells the hyena not to splash him again. Nathan's behavior demonstrates it's better to speak up to bullies than to strike back.