Books for Refugee and Immigrant Children 0-5 Years

  1. 25 Must-Read Multicultural Books for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. var. page s . var.. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    A collection of books and stories that expose children to cultural and ethnic diversity and celebrates differences. The books portray children from various backgrounds and includes stories related to the immigrant experience, books that help children embrace their unique heritage, and folktales from around the world.

    Recommended for ages 3-6.

  2. A Gift for Gita. Gilmore, Rachna 24 page s . 1998. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    When Gita’s father announces that he has received a job offer back in India, she is sad because she’s already made friends and put down roots in her new home. 

    Recommended for ages 3 and up.

  3. A Gift from Papa Diego: Un Regalo de Papa Diego. Sáenz, Benjamin Alire 40 page s . April 1998. English . http://www.cincopuntos.com/products_detail.sstg?id=18

    A story about one little boy's dream to see his grandfather more often. Papá Diego lives in Mexico and Little Diego lives in Texas across the border.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  4. A Piece of Home. Levitin, Sonia , Wijngaard, Juan 32 page s . 1996. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Describes the excitement and fear experienced by Gregor, a young Russian boy, as he immigrates to America. Gregor chooses to bring his treasured baby blanket to remember Russia by. He is nervous about what his cousin in America, Elie, will think about him and his blanket. The boys soon discover that they both kept a piece of home.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  5. Abeba Goes to Bed. Fitsame, Teferra , Feleke, Meron , Addis, Fikirte 8 page s . 2010. Amharic English French German This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book teaches children about Ethiopian family life and connecting to their culture and heritage during the bedtime routine.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  6. Adventures of Grover and Khokha: Sharing Arab Culture and Arabic Language. Sesame Street page s . 2013. English . http://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/toolkits/groverandkhokha

    This resource offers young children in the United States (and the adults in their lives) an awareness and understanding of the diverse richness of Arab cultures, heritage, and traditions along with enriching cross-cultural understanding across these communities. (Description from source) 

  7. Ah Mu Weaves a Story. Gilliam, Sara , Clee, Poe 18 page s . 2009. English Karen This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    As Ah Mu weaves a blouse for her daughter, Pohkwa, she describes the experiences of exploring a strange city, taking English lessons, working in a factory and becoming a mother.  Listening to these stories, Hsar Wah is inspired by her parents' courage and strength in the face of many new challenges. (Description taken from source.)

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  8. All the Colors We Are/Todos los Colores de Nuestra Piel. Kissinger, Katie 28 page s . 1994. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book explains that skin color is one way we are different from one another using science—our color comes from our ancestors, the sun, and the pigment melanin. The book also includes unique activity ideas.

    Recommended for ages 3-6.

     

  9. American Babies. The Global Fund for Children 16 page s . 2010. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This board book celebrates the joy and hope of babies from different backgrounds in the United States. The book captures the American spirit and teaches children from an early age that they are an important part of a global community. (Description from source)

    Recommended for ages 1 and up.

  10. Anna Goes to School. Teague, Kati 26 page s . 1991. Bengali Chinese English Greek Hindi Punjabi Somali Turkish Urdu Vietnamese This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    When it is time for Anna to start school, she is not too happy. But after her first day, she is ready for more. (Description from source.)

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  11. Be My Neighbor / Ser Vecinos. Ajmera, Maya , Ivanko, John D. , The Global Fund for Children 16 page s . 2004. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This book celebrates the many different ways children live in a community with others.  Around the world, children live in neighborhoods—from remote villages in Canada to small towns in France to bustling cities in Japan. (Description taken from source)

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  12. Book Fiesta!: A Children's Day-Book Day Celebration-Celebremos el Dia de los Ninos- El Dia de los Libros. Mora, Pat , Lopez, Rafael page s . 2016. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This book encourages children to use their imagination when reading. The resource includes activities and discussion questions to help explore topics of particular relevance to English learners and engage families of immigrant backgrounds. 

    Recommended for ages 4-8.

  13. Bully. Sauti Yetu 8 page s . 2016. English . http://sautiyetu.us/viewer/scripts/force-file-download.asd?file=/public/uploads/6/1406676162/01-bully-eng.pdf&filename=01-bully-eng.pdf

    This comic book from Sauti Yetu features Eddie, the Bully, and Sam, the Bullied. The book shows what Sam, and other kids like him, can do to stop a bullying situation. 

    Recommended for ages 7 and up.

  14. Carly. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) . 1999. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Carly is a little girl who is forced to flee her home. She experiences insecurity and rejection before finding warmth, protection and affection in a new home. (Description from source.)

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  15. Carmen Learns English. Cox, Judy 32 page s . June 1, 2011. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This book tells the story of Carmen's first day of school in the U.S. and how she copes with only speaking Spanish.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  16. Children's Books Online: The Rosetta Project. The Rosetta Project, Inc. page s . 2000. Arabic Chinese English Farsi French Hindi Spanish Vietnamese . http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/library.htm

    A collection of nearly 2,000 children's books online. Books are available in audio form and indexed by age/interest and reading levels. Many books have been translated- click on "Books in Multiple Languages".

  17. Circles of Hope. Williams, Karen Lynn 32 page s . 2005. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    A story of determination, faith, and love. The book introduces readers to the realities of rural life in the mountains of Haiti and includes a downloadable discussion guide. 

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  18. Colorful World. Strong, Melodee 20 page s . 2010. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This board book celebrates diversity and urges all children to be proud of themselves and reach their full potential. (Description from source) 

    Recommended for ages 1-4.

  19. Come and Eat!. Ancona, George 48 page s . July 1, 2011. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Simple text and fun photographs answer the questions: who, when, how, what, where, and why we eat, introducing readers to a feast of food traditions from around the world. (Description from source)

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  20. Dia's Story Cloth: The Hmong People's Journey of Freedom. Chue, Dia , Cha, Nhia Thao 24 page s . 1998. English . https://www.leeandlow.com/books/2385/teachers_guide

    The story of Dia, who was born in Laos and fled with her family to Thailand as a child. When she was 15-years-old, she came to the United States to begin a new life with her family. Dia’s story is told through a "story cloth", stitched by her aunt and uncle, which makes up the illustrations of the book. A teacher’s guide also accompanies this children’s book.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  21. ELL and Immigrant Stories. Colori­n Colorado 1 page . 2010. English Spanish . http://www.colorincolorado.org/read/forkids

    Colorín Colorado's book lists on ELLs and immigrants explore the lives of newcomers in a way that children can understand and capture the varied experiences of learning English through a child's eyes.

    Recommended for ages 4-10.

  22. Global Babies/Bebes del Mundo. The Global Fund for Children 16 page s . 2007. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Enjoy the distinctive portraits of babies from around the world. Delight in the joy and innocence they manifest, and note the special place of hope and affection babies hold in their families and communities.


    Recommended for ages 1 and up.

  23. Global Baby Girls. The Global Fund for Children 16 page s . 2013. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This board book reminds us that baby girls are loved, and should be cherished no matter where they are born. Featured countries include China, Mali, India, Guatemala and more. (Description from source)   

    Recommended for ages 3-6.

  24. Going Home. Bunting, Eve 32 page s . 1996. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    "Can home be a place you don't really remember?" Carlos soon finds out when his family goes home for Christmas, driving south across the border to Mexico. 

    Recommended for ages 4-8.

  25. Good-bye 382 Shin Dang Dong. Park, Frances , Park, Ginger 32 page s . 2002. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of Jangmi, a young Korean girl, who can't bear the thought of leaving her home and moving to America and how she slowly begins to feel comfortable in her new surroundings. 

    Recommended for ages 4-8.

  26. Healthy Kids. Ajmera, Maya , Dunning, Victoria , Pon, Cynthia . 2013. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book shows that wherever they live, kids around the world can be healthy when they eat nourishing food, have access to clean water, and share a safe, caring community. 

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  27. Hmong Translation Initiative. Minnesota Humanities Center page s . English . http://minnesotahumanities.org/resources/hmongbooks

    "The Hmong Translation Initiative is a multi-year family literacy project aimed at increasing literacy for Hmong children and their families. This initiative includes the translation and publication of high-quality children's literature into White Hmong and Green Hmong. In addition, it provides specialized training for Hmong educators and social service providers to conduct classes using the translated books. The Humanities Center has also developed 'Tips for Reading with Your Children' that are available in multiple languages, including White Hmong and Green Hmong." - Publisher's description

  28. Home at Last. Middleton Elya, Susan , Davalos, Felipe 32 page s . 2002. English Spanish . http://www.fbmarketplace.org/home-at-last-new#product_tabs_description_tabbed

    A story about Ana's new life in the United States and her mother, who is having a difficult time because she doesn't speak English. A tip sheet is available as well as a Spanish version. 

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  29. How I Learned Geography. Shulevitz, Uri 30 page s . 2008. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of a young boy after he and his family fled their war torn homeland. In their new home, they live in poverty. One day, in order to brighten up their home, the boy's father brings home a colorful map which enriches his life in a ways he never imagined. 

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  30. I am Different! Can You Find Me?. Padmanabhan, Manjula 36 page s . 2011. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This picture book presents sixteen visual puzzles. On every page, readers must pick out the one item that is different from the rest. The phrase "Can you find me?" is shown in a different language on every page. Ages 6 and up. (Description from source)

  31. I Hate English. Levine, Ellen 32 page s . 1989. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of Mei Mei, an immigrant child from Hong Kong, who has a hard time learning English because she is afraid she will forget her native language. That is, until a caring teacher shows her that she can speak both languages without losing her identity. 

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  32. I Said No!. King, Kimberly , King, Zach 38 page s . December 1, 2016. English . https://www.amazon.com/Said-Guide-Keeping-Private-Parts/dp/1878076493

    This children's book uses kid-friendly language and illustrations to help parents and concerned adults give kids guidance they can understand, practice and use. It discusses what is appropriate and with whom and how to deal with inappropriate behavior, bribes and threats. 

    Recommended for ages 4-10.

  33. I'm New Here. Sibley O'Brien, Anne 32 page s . August 4, 2015. English . http://www.fbmarketplace.org/im-new-here#product_tabs_additional_tabbed

    Maria from Guatemala, Jin from Korea, and Fatima from Somalia, learn to feel confident and comfortable in their new school without losing a sense of their home country, language, and identity. Tips on learning healthy social and emotional skills are also available.

    Recommended for ages 5-7.

  34. I'm Your Neighbor. Cutko, Kate page s . 2017. English . http://www.imyourneighborbooks.org/

    A collection of booklists aimed at building bridges between new arrivals and long-term communities. Books are searchable by age group, community represented, theme, and setting.

    Recommended for ages 4-18.

  35. Jouanah: A Hmong Cinderella. Coburn Reinhart, Jewell , Lee Cherta, Tzexa 28 page s . 1996. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This story is an adaptation of the Cinderella story from the Hmong people of Southeast Asia. This version takes place in a peasant village and illustrations show traditional Hmong culture, clothing, and traditions. The publisher's Web site incluces a teacher's guide. 

    Recommended for ages 5 and up.

  36. Kindergarten Day USA and China. Marx, Trish 40 page s . 2010. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This picture/flip book narrates a day at a kindergarten in Schenectady, NY; when flipped, it details a day with Chinese children in Beijing. Although there are some differences between the two classes, the book focuses on illustrating their similarities. (Description from source) 

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  37. Let's Read in Spanish. Let's Read in Spanish page s . n.d.. English Spanish . http://letsreadinspanish.com/

    This Web site features original Spanish books for kids.

  38. Lights for Gita. Gilmore, Rachna 24 page s . 1994. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of a young girl native to New Delhi, India who finds ways to celebrate the Hindu festival, Divali, in her new home in the West.

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  39. Lucy's Family Tree. Halvorsen, Karen 40 page s . 2001. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    When Lucy comes home from school with a family tree assignment, she asks her parents to write her a note to excuse her from the task. Lucy's adoption from Mexico makes her feel as though her family is too "different," but her parents gently and wisely challenge Lucy to think some more about it.  

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  40. Mama the Alien/Mama La Extraterrestre. Colato Laínez, René 32 page s . July 5, 2016. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Mama the Alien/Mama La Extraterrestre is the story of a young girl who misunderstands the word alien on her mother's Resident Alien Card and lets her imagination run wild.

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  41. Migrant. Trottier, Maxine , Arsenault, Isabelle page s . March 2011. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Each spring Anna leaves her home in Mexico and travels north with her family where they will work on farms. Sometimes she imagines herself as different animals finding new homes but most of all she wonders what it would be like to stay in one place. (Description from source)

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  42. My Diary from Here to There. Perez, Amada Irma 32 page s . 2002. English Spanish . https://www.leeandlow.com/uploads/loaded_document/13/My_Diary_from_Here_to_There_lesson_plan_by_Achieve_the_Core.pdf https://www.leeandlow.com/uploads/loaded_document/37/My_Diary_from_Here_to_There_TG.pdf

    The story of Amada whose family moves from Mexico to Los Angeles. Throughout her journey she wonders what will happen if she cannot learn English, or find friends, but she soon finds out she's stronger than she knows. Supplemental classroom activities are available. (Description from source) 

    Recommended for ages 5-10.

  43. My Name is Yoon. Recorvits, Helen 32 page s . 2003. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Yoon is a young Korean girl trying to find her place in her new country by learning to write her name in English.

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  44. No English. Jules, Jacquelin 32 page s . 2007. English Spanish . http://www.jacquelinejules.com/NoEnglishTeachersGuide.pdf

    When she first starts school in America, Blanca does not speak any English and has a hard time making new friends. After many misunderstandings, a classmate named Diane is able to talk to Blanca by drawing pictures and they become fast friends. The book includes a Teacher and Parent Guide with pre and post-reading questions and activities.

    Recommended for ages 5 and up.

  45. One of Us. Moss, Peggy 32 page s . 2010. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    One of Us is about a young girl who discovers some kids are just like her and that everyone's different and they like it that way!

    Recommended for ages 5 and up.

  46. Our Grandparents: A Global Album. Ajmera, Maya , Kinkade, Sheila , Pon, Cynthia 16 page s . 2010. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    A colorful children’s book that shows the relationships of grandparents and their grandchildren from around the world. Grandparents help bridge the present with the past and have an instrumental role in the lives of their grandchildren. 

    Recommended for ages 3 and up.

  47. Our World Our Rights. Amnesty International USA 174 page s . 2000. English . https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/sec01/001/2000/en/

    This book is designed to introduce elementary school children to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It includes classroom activities, stories, case studies, action opportunities and a list of additional resources. 

    Recommended for ages 5-10.

  48. PerformWell (Web site). Urban Institute, Child Trends, & Social Solutions page s . 2012. English . http://performwell.org/

    This Web site provides information on performance management strategies and can be used by social service organizations to deliver more effective social programs.  It allows programs to identify their outcomes and then choose indicators and tools, such as surveys or assessments, to determine when their outcomes have been reached.

  49. Photographic Alphabet Books. Morley, Ben page s . 2007. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    These books show countries in all of their colorful diversity. Editions include P is for Pakistan, M is for Mexico, B is for Bangladesh, T is for Turkey and more! 

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  50. Please, Malese! A Trickster Tale from Haiti. MacDonald, Amy 32 page s . August 1, 2002. English . https://www.amazon.com/Please-Malese-Trickster-Tale-Haiti/dp/0374360006

    This children's book is a retelling of an old Haitian folktale of a trickster peasant, named Malese. Using his tricky ways, Malese takes advantage of his neighbors, until they catch on, after he manages to pull an even bigger trick on them. 

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  51. Project Impact Color & Activity Book. Racine County Office of Emergency Management 15 page s . 2000. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This coloring book helps children understand what they need to do when a natural disaster hits. Refugee and immigrant children may not be familiar with these types of disasters (tornados, blizzards, earthquakes) and how to safely respond to them.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  52. Say Something. Moss, Peggy 32 page s . 2004. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This book is about a young girl who notices bullying at her school and the steps she takes to help a classmate. Resources at the end of the book will help parents and children talk about teasing and bullying and find ways to stop it at school.

    Recommended for ages 5-9.

  53. Somali Bilingual Initiative & Book Project. Minnesota Humanities Center page s . 2007. English . http://www.minnesotahumanities.org/resources/facts_somalibooks.pdf

    "The overall goal of the Humanities Center's Somali Bilingual Initiative is to advance family literacy opportunities that positively impact the literacy levels of Somali immigrant and refugee families. Components of the Somali Bilingual Initiative include: Trainings and events for professionals who work with Somali families...and the Somali Bilingual Book Project, including the publication of four traditional Somali folktales, never before appearing in fully illustrated children's books." - Publisher's description

  54. The Best Eid Ever. Mobin-Uddin, Asma 16 page s . 2007. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    Aneesa is sad that her parents are away for the Hajj pilgrimage, but her grandmother attempts to cheer her spirits. When she meets a refugee family and their young girls at the prayer hall, who arrived to the United States with very little, she plans to help them have the best Eid ever.

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  55. The Color of Home. Hoffman, Mary 14 page s . 2002. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of a young Somali boy who feels out of place in a new country and school, but after painting a picture of his colorful home in Somalia and remembering both the good and bad things his family has left behind, he realizes home can be wherever your family is.  

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  56. The Name Jar. Choi, Yangsook 32 page s . 2001. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    The story of Unhei, a Korean immigrant who is anxious for American children to like her and worried that they won't be able to pronounce her name. She decides to pick a new name but by the end of her first week she realizes how special her Korean name is.

    Recommended for ages 5-8.

  57. The Perfect Orange: A Tale from Ethiopia. Araujo, Frank P. 32 page s . 1994. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This ancient Ethiopian folktale reinforces the values of generosity and selflessness over greed and self-centeredness.

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  58. The Silence Seeker. Morley, Ben 30 page s . 2009. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This colorful picture book explores a young boy’s understanding of asylum seekers when new neighbors move in next door.

    Recommended for ages 5-7.

  59. The Skin You Live In. Tyler, Michael , Csicsko, David Lee 32 page s . April 1, 2005. English . https://www.amazon.com/Skin-You-Live-Michael-Tyler/dp/0975958003

    This children's book delivers an important message about social acceptance. It also discusses friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity, and illustrates a variety of children's activities across cultures.  

    Recommended for ages 3-7.

  60. This is Me: A Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From. Curtis, Jamie Lee , Cornell, Laura 32 page s . September 20, 2016. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book raises important identity issues for children. This interactive book discusses immigration and encourages children to think about what it would be like to move someplace completely different.

    Recommended for ages 4-8.

  61. This Is the Way We Go to School: A Book about Children around the World. Baer, Edith , Björkman, Steve 40 page s . 1990. English . https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/books/this-is-the-way-we-go-to-school-by-edith-baer/#cart%2Fcleanup

    This colorful children's book takes readers around the world and explores the many different ways children get to their classrooms.  

    Recommended for ages 4-7.

  62. To Be a Kid. Ajmera, Maya , Ivanko, John D. 16 page s . 1999. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book encourages self-confidence and empowerment by shedding light on boys and girls’ activities in different parts of the world.  

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  63. To Be An Artist. Ajmera, Maya , Ivanko, John D. 30 page s . 2004. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This book is full of photographs of children singing, dancing, and playing music throughout the world.  The book explains what it means to be an artist for children in different cultures and countries.  

    Recommended for ages 5 and up.

  64. Tom and Sofia Start School. Barkow, Henriette , Lamont, Priscilla 32 page s . 2006. Albanian Arabic Bengali Chinese English Farsi French German Greek Gujarati Hindi Italian Japanese Kurdish Polish Portuguese Punjabi Russian Somali Spanish Tagalog Turkish Urdu Vietnamese This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book goes through a school day through the eyes of two young children - including circle time, art, snack, bathroom, lunch, recess, games, and clean up. The illustrations are diverse and include Muslim and Jewish students as well as those with disabilities. Some of the English words used are British (such as "Mum"), but is otherwise appropriate for students in the U.S. 

    Recommended for ages: 4-8.

  65. Tsion's Life. Bellward, Stacy 16 page s . 2008. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    About an 11-year-old girl and her life in Ethiopia, including her home, school, church, and family.

    Recommended for ages 4-12.

  66. Welcoming Babies. Burns Knight, Margy 36 page s . 2003. English This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This children's book shows the diverse ways we welcome new babies around the world. 

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  67. What's Happening in Court? (website). Center for Families, Children & the Courts page s . 1999. English . http://www.courts.ca.gov/10408.htm

    This online children's activity book helps children better recognize and comprehend what is going on around them during court proceedings. It includes sections on Juvenile Dependency Court, guardianship, and more.

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  68. When This World Was New. Figueredo, D.H. 32 page s . 1999. English . https://www.leeandlow.com/books/when-this-world-was-new/teachers_guide

    Danilito and his parents have left their homeland in the Caribbean to come live in the U.S. Although excited, they are nervous about life in a place where they don't speak the language or know the customs, but a magical, unexpected snowfall raises everyone's spirits and hopes about their new home.

    Recommended for ages 4 and up.

  69. Xochitl and the Flowers; Xochitl, la Nina de las Flores. Argueta, Jorge , Angel, Carl (illustrator) 32 page s . 2005. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    In this story based on real events, Xochitl Flores and her family move from El Salvador to Los Angeles. Life is very different in the United States but their community rallies around them.

    Recommended for ages 5-10.

  70. You are Brave/Tu Eres Valiente. Snow, Todd 20 page s . 2007. English Spanish This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.

    This board book for ages two and up, lets young children know that bravery is about many things: feelings, actions, and being open to new experiences. (Description from source)

    Recommended for ages 2 and up.