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  • Abuelita fue al mercado

    by Stella Blackstone

    In this fun, rhyming tale Abuelita buys a magic carpet at the market and flies around the world. The vivid, kinetic illustrations take readers from Turkey to Peru with stops in Thailand, Mexico, China, Switzerland, Africa, Russia, Australia, and Japan. This book is wonderful for teaching geography, cardinal directions, prepositions, counting, and the verb ir. Accompanies Lesson 13 of Sonrisas Level II. (10 x 9.5)

    $6.99
  • Algunas veces

    by Keith Baker

    This bilingual book relates to the theme of, “I like who I am, I like what I do, how about you?” The simple words, familiar themes, and familiar situations portrayed in this book makes it ideal for Spanish learners. Accompanies Lesson 15 of Sonrisas Level II (6 x 8.5)

    $3.95
  • Arriba, abajo y alrededor

    by Katherine Ayres

    The illustrations in this book are full of movement, fun, and joy as children and their dad plant a garden and watch it spring to life. Along with the repetitive text, this book is very effective for young Spanish learners. We use it to teach the opposites arriba y abajo in Lesson 19 of Sonrisas Level I. (8.5 x 10.5)

    $6.99
  • Buenas noches luna

    by Margaret Wise Brown

    Since 1947, this book has been a favorite children's story with universal appeal. Readers feel the peace and serenity as a young rabbit goes to bed and says goodnight to all the things in his room. The colorful illustrations are timeless and completely convey the meaning of the Spanish text. Accompanies Lesson 13 of Sonrisas Level I and Lesson 23 of Sonrisas Level II. (10.25 x 8.75)

    $6.99
  • Celebra el Cinco de Mayo con un jarabe tapatío

    by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy

    From celebrated author Alma Flor Ada, the strength of this book is in its two-part presentation. In the first part we follow a fictional elementary class as they sing and dance the Mexican hat dance for their Cinco de Mayo celebration. In the second part, real-life photographs and informative text answer the question, “¿Qué es el Cinco de Mayo?” The combination of the two parts makes learning about Cinco de Mayo fun and relevant for children. Accompanies Lesson 33 of Sonrisas Level I and Lesson 5 of Sonrisas Cultural Curriculum. (8 x 10)

    $11.95
  • Celebra el día de acción de gracias

    by Alma For Ada

    From celebrated author Alma Flor Ada, the strength of this book is in its two-part presentation. The first part tells the story of how a family’s Thanksgiving celebration is almost ruined by a snowstorm—the twist at the end conveys the true spirit of friendship and generosity. In the second part, real-life photographs and informative text provide historical context to the question, “¿Qué es el Día de Acción de Gracias?” Accompanies Lesson 30 of Sonrisas Level I. (8 x 10)

    $11.95
  • Celebra el Halloween y el Día de Muertos con Cristina y su conejito azul

    by Alma Flor Ada

    From celebrated author Alma Flor Ada, the strength of this book is in its two-part presentation. In the first part a boy and his friends get ready for Halloween and discover some of the differences between Halloween and el Día de Muertos. In the second part, real-life photographs and informative text provide a detailed comparison of the two holidays. Accompanies Lesson 29 of Sonrisas Level I and Lesson 3 of Sonrisas Cultural Curriculum. (8 x 10)

    $11.95
  • Celebra la Navidad y el Día de los Reyes Magos con Pablo y Carlitos

    by Alma Flor Ada

    From celebrated author Alma Flor Ada, the strength of this book is in its two-part presentation. The first part tells the story of a little boy Carlitos as he awaits Three Kings Day, and it gives readers an accurate portrayal of how that holiday is celebrated. In the second part, real-life photographs and informative text answer the question, “¿ Qué son la Navidad y el Día de Reyes?” Accompanies Lesson 30 in Sonrisas Level I. (8 x 10)

    $11.95
  • Cerdo y cerdito

    by David McPhail

    In this bilingual book, Big Pig likes little things, and Little Pig likes big things, but they are still great friends. The simple words, fun rhymes and rhythms, and familiar situations in this book make it very accessible for Spanish learners. We use it to teach the phrase, “Yo también” in Lesson 33 of Sonrisas Level II. (6 x 8.5)

    $3.99
  • Cha cha cha en la selva

    by Debbie Harter

    This fun tale is full of movement, song, and dance in the Indian jungle. Read fun words such as: ¡Mécete!, ¡Deslízate!, y ¡Retumba! The illustrations are colorful and chock-full of jungle animals. Can be used to teach jungle animals, Spanish commands, and colors. We use it in Lesson 16 of Sonrisas Level II to teach the prepositional phrases por aquí y por allá. (10 x 9.5)

    $9.99
  • Chato’s Kitchen

    by Gary Soto

    This book is too much fun! Chato, the low-riding cat from East L.A., invites his new neighbors, the mouse family, over for dinner with not-so-good intentions. He and his friend, Novio Boy, spend all day preparing traditional Mexican food in Chato’s kitchen. Little do they know the surprise that awaits them when the mouse family arrives. This version of the book is in English, interspersed with Spanish words and phrases. It is a great source for teaching about Mexican food and Mexican American culture. Accompanies Lesson 18 of Sonrisas Level II. (8 x 10)

    $7.99
  • Chumba la cachumba

    by Carlos Cotte

    This is a version of the traditional Latin American poem Los esqueletos—Cuando el reloj marca la una, los esqueletos salen de la tumba. ¡Chumba la cachumba la cachumbambá! As the hours on the clock increase, the skeletons perform different actions such as singing, launching a rocket, and playing brass instruments. This book is a wonderful addition to any Spanish lesson on Halloween, or it can be used to teach how to say the twelve hours in Spanish. Accompanies Lesson 9 in Sonrisas Level II. (8.5 x 6)

    $8.99