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Spanish Resources for Summer Learning

Our Spanish and Literacy Specialist, Brenda, has shared some of her favorite resources with us for those wanting to keep up their Spanish learning during the summer. Thanks Brenda!

This is a great online site for bilingual storytime. 

It has songs, stories, and fingerplays in Spanish and English.  Cuentos y Cantos Storytime #1 

These Spanish books deal with race, struggle and identity:

Dancing Hands:  How Teresa Carreño played the piano for President Lincoln    by Margarita Engle

Mariama:  Different but Just the Same   Jerónimo Cornelles

The Day you Begin (English)  El día en que descubres quién eres (Spanish)   by Jacqueline Woodson

Last Stop on Market Street  by Matt de la Peña

Luca’s Bridge/El Puente de Luca   by Marian Llanos

My Name is Celia  by Monica Brown

Kutu the tiny Inca Princess   by Mariana Llanos

This is a link to the top Spanish apps for kids by Spanish Mama, Elisabeth Alvarado, March 24, 2020 

I hope these resources encourage kids to pursue Spanish and explore this beautiful language and culture.  

Gracias, Brenda