Friday, February 18, 2011

Pre K - 12 Bilingual Read Alouds For World Read Aloud Day (3.9.11)

If you are participating in World Read Aloud Day (3.9.11), here's a list of favorite bilingual read alouds for you to consider.

Grades PreK-2

Arugeta, Jorge. 2007. Talking with Mother Earth/Hablando con Madre Tierra. Illustrated by Lucía Angela Pérez. Toronto: Groundwood Books. (English and Spanish).
Byrd, Lee Merrill. 2005. Lover Boy / Juanito el Carinoso: A Bilingual Counting Book (English and Spanish Edition). Illustrated by Francisco Delgado. NY: Lee & Low. (English and Spanish). 
Griego, Margot C., Betsy L. Bucks and Sharon S. Gilbert. 1988. Tortillitas para Mamá and Other Nursery Rhymes (Bilingual Edition in Spanish and English). Illustrated by  Laurel H. Kimball. NY: Henry Holt. (Spanish and English)
Hinojosa, Tish. 2002. Cada Nino / Every Child: A Bilingual Songbook for Kids. Illustrated by Lucia Angela Perez. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press.
Lee, Huy Voun. 2005. In the Leaves. NY: Henry Holt. (English and Mandarin)
Mado, Michio. 1998. The Magic Pocket: Selected Poems. Illustrated by Anno Mitsumasa. Translated by Empress Michiko. NY: Margaret K. McElderry. (Japanese and English)
 Mora, Pat. 1994. Listen to the Desert/Oye al Desierto. Illustrated by Francisco X. Mora. NY: Clarion. (English and Spanish)
Park, Linda Sue and Julia Durango. 2005. Yum! Yuck!  Illustrated by Sue Rama. Charlesbridge. (Multiple languages: A book of exclamations in English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Spanish,Yiddish)

Robles, Anthony D. 2003. Lakas and the Manilatown Fish/Si Lakas at ang Isdang Manilatown. Illustrated by Carl Angel. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press. (English and Tagalog) Tagalog Audio Recording  
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire. 2008. A Perfect Season for Dreaming / Un tiempo perfecto para soñar (English and Spanish Edition). Illustrated by Esau Andrade Valencia. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press. (English and Spanish)
Tron, Truong. 2003. Going Home, Coming Home/Ve Nha, Than Que Huong. Illustrated by Ann Phong. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press. (English and Vietnamese)

Grades 3-5
The Lion's Share Qayb LibaaxAhmed, Said Salah. 2006. The Lion's Share/Qayb Libaax. Illustrated by Kelly Dupre. Minnesota Humanities Commission.  (English and Somali).

Bouchard, David. 2008. An Aboriginal Carol. Illustrated by Moses Amik Beaver (First Nations). Music by Susan Aglukark (Inuit). Markham, Ontario: Red Deer Press. (English and Inuktituk).
Gonzalez, Lucia. 2008. The Storyteller’s Cande/La velita de los cuentos. Illustrated by Lulu Delacre. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press. (English and Spanish) Spanish Audio Recording.
Hayes, Joe. 2003. The Day It Snowed Tortillas/ El Dia Que Nevaron Tortillas, Folktales told In Spanish and English. Illustrated by Antonio Casto Lopez. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press. (Spanish and English).
Herrrera, Juan Felipe.  1995. Calling the Doves/El Canto de las Palomas. Illustrated by Elly Simmons. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press. (English and Spanish) Spanish Audio Recording.
Lee-Tai, Amy. 2006. A Place Where Sunflowers Grow. Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino. Children’s Book Press. (Japanese and English)
Rose, Naomi C. 2009. Tibetan Tales from the Top of the World. Clear Light Publisher. (Tibetan and English).
Shin, Sun Yung. 2005. Cooper's Lesson. Illustrated by Kim Cogan. San Francisco: Children's Book Press. (English and Korean) Korean Audio Recording

Grades 6-8
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Anzaldua, Gloria. 1997. Friends from the Other Side / Amigos del otro lado. Illustrated by Consuelo Mendez. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press. (English and Spanish)
Bouchard, David & Pam Aleekuk. 2010. Nuits de pow-wow. Illustrated by Leonard Paul. Music by Buffy Sainte-Marie. Markham, Ontario: Red Deer Press. (Bilingual French and Mi'kmaq). Trailer for Long Powwow Nights.
Bouchard, David. 2006.  Nokum is My Teacher (with CD). Translated by Northern Cree. Illustrated by Allan Sapp (Cree). Markham, Ontario: Red Deer Press. (English and Cree).
Parsons-Yazzie, Evangeline. 2005. Naazbaa'/Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk. Illustrated by Irving Toddy. Salina Bookshelf. (Navajo and English).

Grades 9-12
Carlson, Lori Marie. 1998. Sol a Sol: Original and Selected Bilingual Poems. Illustrated by Emily Lisker. NY: Henry Holt. (English and Spanish)

Hayes, Joe. Ghost Fever/Mal de Fantasma. El Paso, TX: Chang, Edward. 2009. Walking into My World. NY: BookSurge. (Mandarin Chinese and English)
Cinco Puntos Press. (English and Spanish)
Heaney, Seamus. 2001. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation. NY: Norton. (Anglo Saxon and English)
Marcos, Subcomandate. 2003. The Story of Colors / La Historia de los Colores: A Bilingual Folktale from the Jungles of Chiapas (English and Spanish Edition). Illustrated by Domitila Dominguez. Translated by Anne Bar Din. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press. (English and Spanish)
Nye, Naomi Shihab. 1998. This Tree is Older Than You Are: A Bilingual Gathering of Poems and Stores with Paintings by Mexican Artists. NY: Aladdin.  (English and Spanish)

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