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Bilingual Children’s Books in the EMC

Bilingual Children’s Books in the EMC

 

English/Arabic

English/German

English/Hmong

English/Hopi

English/Italian

English/Japanese

English/Khammu

English/Korean

English/Lao

English/lu-Mien

English/Navajo

English/Portuguese

English/Russian

English/Somali

English/Spanish

English/Tibetan

 

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English/Arabic

 

Bond, Michael. Paddington Bear Goes to Market. Mantra, 1998

 

Campbell, Rod. Inahu lī! = It's Mine. Ingham Yates, 1997

 

Carle, Eric. al-Yaraqah al-jāʾiʻah jidan = The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Mantra, 2000

 

Cowell, Cressida. What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby = Mādhā nafʻal lil-ṭifl bū hū hū? Mantra Lingua, 2002

 

Harter, Debbie. al-Mashy fī al-ghābah = Walking Through the Jungle. Mantra, 2001

 

Mills, David. Zughuṭṭat May Linj = Mei Ling's hiccups. Mantra, 2000

 

Stone, Susheila. The Naughty Mouse = al-faʾr al-ẓarīf. Luzac Publishing Ltd., 1986.

 

Tadjo, Véronique. Ḥabat al-dharah al-maḥẓūẓah = The Lucky Grain of Corn. Milet, 2000

 

 

English/German

 

Bortecin, Hakan San. Home = Zuhause : English-German. Milet, 2011

 

 

English/Hmong

 

Chang, Monica. Story of the Chinese Zodiac = Dab neeg txog Suav lub Cim Hnub Nyoog : English/Hmong. Yuan-Liou, Pan Asian, 1994

 

Chang, Monica. The Mouse Bride : A Chinese Folktale = Nas tsuag tus nkauj nyab : zaj dab neeg suav. Yuan-Liou, Pan Asian, 1994

 

Ecoles Sans Frontieres. Stories from Laos : Folktales and cultures of the Lao, Hmong, Khammu, and Iu-Mien. Pacific Asia Press, 1995

 

Gerdner, Linda. Grandfather's story cloth = Yawg Daim Paj Ntaub Dab Neeg. Shen’s Books, 2008

 

Hao, Kuang-Tsʻai. The Emperor and the Nightingale = Huabtais thiab noog nais thees nkaus. Grim Press, Pan Asian, 1994

 

Hao, Kuang-Tsʻai. The Giant and the Spring = Tus neeg Loj Loj thiab Caij Nplooj Hlav. Grim Press, Pan Asian, 1994

 

Hao, Kuang-Tsʻai. Xya kwv tij uas muaj fwj chim = Seven Magic Brothers. Yuan-Liou, Pan Asian, 1994

 

Knight, Margy Burns. Ntsa zeb hais lus = Talking Walls. Pacific Asian Press, 1995

 

Kraus, Robert and Chen, Debby. The Making of Monkey King = Ntuj tsim huabtais liab. Pan Asian, 1998

 

Lucas, Alice. How the Farmer Tricked the Evil Demon = Tus tswv teb dag tau tus dab ntxwj nyoog. Pacific Asian Press, 1994

 

Marchant, Brian and Heather. A Boy Named Chong. Project Chong, 1994

 

Mathews, Peggy B. Tub qoob tub loo = Farmer Boy. Pacific Asia Press, 1994

 

Thao, Cher. Only a Toad. Project Chong, 1995

 

 

English/Hopi

 

Sekaquaptewa, Emory and Pepper, Barbara. Coyote & Little Turtle = Iisaw niqw Yöngösonhoy : A Traditional Hopi Tale. Clear Light, 1994

 

 

English/Italian

 

De Luca, Michael and Giuliano, William. Selections from Italian Poetry, A Bilingual Selection. Harvey House, 1966

 

 

English/Japanese

 

Hoshino, Felicia. A Place Where Sunflowers Grow = Sabaku Ni Saita Himawari. Children’s Book Press, 2006

 

 

English/Khammu

 

Ecoles Sans Frontieres. Stories from Laos : Folktales and cultures of the Lao, Hmong, Khammu, and Iu-Mien. Pacific Asia Press, 1995

 

 

English/Korean

 

Paek, Min. Aekyung's Dream = Aegyŏngi ŭi kkum . Children's Book Press, 1988

 

 

English/Lao

 

Ecoles Sans Frontieres. Stories from Laos : Folktales and cultures of the Lao, Hmong, Khammu, and Iu-Mien. Pacific Asia Press, 1995

 

 

English/lu-Mien

 

Ecoles Sans Frontieres. Stories from Laos : Folktales and cultures of the Lao, Hmong, Khammu, and Iu-Mien. Pacific Asia Press, 1995

 

 

English/Navajo

 

Whitethorne, Baje. Father's boots = Azhéʾé bikénidootsʾosii. Salina Bookshelf, 2001

 

 

English/Portuguese

 

Longland, Jean R. Selections from Contemporary Portuguese Poetry; A Bilingual Selection. Harvey House, 1966

 

 

English/Russian

 

Asch, Frank and Vagin, Vladimir. Here Comes the Cat! Scholastic Inc., 1989

 

 

English/Somali

 

Moriarty, Kathleen. Wiil Waal : A Somali Folktale. Minnesota Humanities Center/Somali Bilingual Book Project, 2007

 

 

English/Spanish

 

Ada, Alma Flor. The Christmas Tree = El Arbol de Navidad. Hyperion Books for Children, 1997

 

Ada, Alma Flor. The Lizard and the Sun : A Folktale in English and Spanish. Double Day for Young Readers, 1997

 

Alarcón, Francisco X. Angels ride Bikes and Other Fall Poems = Los Angeles Andan en Bicicleta y Otros Poemas de Otoño. Children’s Book Press, 1999

 

Alarcón, Francisco X. From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems = Del Ombligo de la Luna y Otros Poemas de Verano. Children’s Book Press, 1998

 

Alarcón, Francisco X. Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems = Iguanas en la Nieve y Otros Poemas de Invierno. Children’s Book Press, 2001

 

Alarcón, Francisco X. Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems = Jitomates Risueños y Otros Poemas de Primavera. Children’s Book Press, 1997

 

Alarcón, Francisco X. Poems to Dream Together = Poemas para Soñar Juntos. Lee & Low Books, 2005

 

Anaya, Rudolfo A. The Santero's Miracle : A Bilingual Story. University of New Mexico Press, 2004

 

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Friends from the Other Side = Amigos del Otro Lado. Children’s Book Press, 1993

 

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Prietita and the Ghost Woman = Prietita y la Llorona. Children’s Book Press, 1995

 

Argueta, Jorge. A Movie in My Pillow = Una Pelicula en Mi Almohada. Children’s Book Press, 2001

 

Berenstain, Stan and Jan. The Berenstain Bears' New Baby = El Bebé de los Osos Berenstain. Random House, 1982

 

Bertrand, Diane Gonzales. My Pal, Victor = Mi Amigo, Victor. Raven Tree Press, 2004

 

Blanco, Alberto. Angel's Kite = La Estrella de Angel. Children’s Book Press, 1994

 

Brovelli, Tito Alberto. Ely, la Jirafa Descontenta : Cuentos Bilinguës/ Ely, the Upset Giraffe : Bilingual Stories . Sweet Dreams Bilingual, 2001

 

Brovelli, Tito Alberto. Haré que los Autos Vuelen! : Cuento Bilinguë/ I'll Make the Cars Fly! : Bilingual Story. Sweet Dreams Bilingual, 2001

 

Brown, Monica. Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match = Marisol McDonald No Combina. Children’s Book Press, 2011

 

Brown, Monica. My Name is Gabito : the Life of Gabriel García Márquez = Me Llamo Gabito : la Vida de Gabriel García Márquez. Luna Rising, 2007

 

Carlson, Lori M. Cool Salsa : Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States. Henry Holt and Co., 1994

 

Carlson, Lori M. Red Hot Salsa : Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States. Henry Holt, 2005

 

Carlson, Lori M. Sol a Sol : Bilingual Poems. Henry Holt and Co., 1998

 

Chang, Monica. Story of the Chinese Zodiac = El Zodíaco Chino. Yuan-Liou, 1994

 

Cisneros, Sandra. Hairs = Pelitos. Knopf, 1994

 

Colon-Vila, Lillian. Salsa. Piñata Books, 1998

 

Contreras, Kathleen. Braids/Trencitas. Lectorum, 2009

 

Corpi, Lucha. Where Fireflies Dance = Ahí, Donde Bailan las Luciérnagas. Children’s Book Press, 1997

 

Costales, Amy. Abuelita, Full of Life/Abuelita, Llena de Vida. Luna Rising, 2007

 

Delacre, Lulu. Arrorró, Mi Niño : Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games. Lee & Low Books, 2004

 

Delacre, Lulu. Las Navidades : Popular Christmas Songs from Latin America. Scholastic, 1990

 

De Sauza, James. Brother Anansi and the Cattle Ranch = El Hermano Anansi y el Rancho de Ganado. Children's Book Press, 1989

 

Dorros, Arthur. Papá and Me. Rayo/HarperCollins, 2008

 

Emberley, Rebecca. My colors = mis colores. Little, Brown, and Co., 2000

 

Emberley, Rebecca. My numbers = Mis numerous . Little, Brown, and Co., 2000

 

Galindo, Mary Sue. Icy Watermelon = Sandía Fría. Piñata Books, 2000

 

Garcia, Maria. The Adventures of Connie and Diego = Las Aventuras de Connie y Diego. Children’s Book Press, 1994

 

García, Richard. My Aunt Otilia's Spirits = Los Espíritus de Mi Tía Otilia. Children’s Book Press, 1987

 

Garza, Carmen Lomas. Family Pictures = Cuadros de Familia. Children’s Book Press, 1990

 

Garza, Carmen Lomas. In My Family = En Me Familia. Children’s Book Press, 1996

 

Garza, Xavier. Lucha Libre : The Man in the Silver Mask : A Bilingual Cuento. Cinco Puntos Press. 2005

 

González, Lucía M. The Storyteller's Candle = La Velita de los Cuentos. Children’s Book Press, 2008

 

Gonzalez, Maya Christina. I Know the River Loves Me = Yo Sé Que el Río Me Ama. Children’s Book Press, 2009

 

Gonzalez, Maya Christina. Mis Colores, Mi Mundo = My Colors, My World. Children’s Book Press, 2007

 

Gonzalez, Maya Christina. Nana's Big Surprise = Nana, Qué Sorpresa! Children’s Book Press, 2007

 

Gonzalez, Ralfka and Ruiz, Ana. My First Book of Proverbs = Mi Primer Libro de Dichos. Children’s Book Press, 1995

 

Guy, Ginger Foglesong. Fiesta. Greenwillow Books, 1996

 

Guy, Ginger Foglesong. Siesta. Greenwillow Books, 2005

 

Hall, Nancy Abraham and Syverson-Stork, Jill. Los Pollitos Dicen : Juegos, Rimas y Canciones Infantiles de Países de Habla Hispana = The Baby Chicks Sing : Traditional Games, Nursery Rhymes, and Lullabies from Spanish-Speaking Countries . Little, Brown, 1994

 

Hayes, Joe. Watch Out for Clever Women! = ¡Cuidado con las Mujeres Astutas! Cinco Puntos Press, 1994

 

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Grandma and Me at the Flea = Los Meros Meros Remateros. Children’s Book Press, 2002

 

Herrera, Juan Felipe. Laughing Out Loud, I Fly : Poems in English and Spanish. HarperCollins, 1998

 

Herrera, Juan Felipe. The Upside Down Boy = El Niño de Cabeza. Children’s Book Press, 2000

 

Hinojosa, Tish. Cada Niño = Every Child : A Bilingual Songbook for Every Child. Cinco Puntos Press, 2002

 

Hao, Kuang-Tsʻai. Seven Magic Brothers = Siete Hermanos Magicos . Yuan-Liou, 1994

 

Keister, Douglas. Fernando's Gift = El Regalo de Fernando. Sierra Club Books for Children, 1995

 

Kraus, Robert and Chen, Debby. The Making of Monkey King = El Surgimiento del Rey Mono. Pan Asian, 1998

 

Levy, Janice. The Spirit of Tío Fernando : A Day of the Dead Story = El Espírito de Tío Fernando : Ana Historia del Día de los Muertos. A. Whitman, 1995

 

Luenn, Nancy. A Gift for Abuelita : Celebrating the Day of the Dead = Un Regalo Para Abuelita : En Celebración del Día de los Muertos. Rising Moon, 1998

 

Medina, Jane. The Dream on Blanca's Wall : Poems in English and Spanish = El Sueño Pegado en la Pared de Blanca : Poemas en Inglés y Español. Wordsong, 2004

 

Mora, Pat. Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day = Celebremos el Día de los Niños, el Día de los Libros. HarperCollins, 2009

 

Mora, Pat. Delicious Hullabaloo = Pachanga Deliciosa. Piñata Books, 1998

 

Mora, Pat. Gracias/Thanks. Lee & Low Books, 2009

 

Mora, Pat. Listen to the Desert = Oye al Desierto. Clarion Books, 1994

 

Mora, Pat. The Bakery Lady = La Señora de la Panadería. Piñata Books, 2001

 

Nye, Naomi Shihab. The Tree is Older Than You Are : A Bilingual Gathering of Poems & Stories From Mexico With Paintings by Mexican Artists. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995

 

Paulsen, Gary. Sisters = Hermanas. Harcourt Brace, 1993

 

Pérez, Amada Irma. My Diary From Here to There = Mi Diario de Aquí Hasta Allá. Children’s Book Press, 2002

 

Pérez, Amada Irma. My Very Own Room = Mi Propio Cuartito. Children’s Book Press, 2000

 

Reiser, Lynn. Margaret and Margarita, Margarita y Margaret. Greenwillow Books, 1993

 

Reiser, Lynn. My Way : A Margaret and Margarita Story = A Mi Manera : Un Cuento de Margarita y Margaret. Rayo/Greenwillow Books, 2007

 

Reiser, Lynn. Tortillas and Lullabies, Tortillas y Cancioncitas. Greenwillow Books, 1998

 

Ricklen, Neil. My Family = Mi Familia. Aladdin Books, Maxwell Macmillan, 1994

 

Ricklen, Neil. My Numbers = Mis Números. Aladdin Books, 1994

 

Rivera-Ashford, Roni Capin. Hip, Hip, Hooray, it's Monsoon Day! = Ajúa, ya Llegó el Chubasco! Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, 2007

 

Rodríguez, Luis. It Doesn't Have to be This Way : A Barrio Story = No Tiene Que Ser Así : Una Historia del Barrio. Children’s Book Press, 1999

 

Roe, Eileen. Con Mi Hermano = With My Brother. Bradbury Press, Maxwell Macmillan, 1991

 

Rohmer, Harriet. Uncle Nacho's Hat = El Sombrero de Tío Nacho. Children's Book Press, 1989

 

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire. A Gift From Papá Diego = Un Regalo de Papá Diego. Cinco Puntos Press, 1998

 

Sagel, Jim. Garden of Stories = Jardín de Cuentos. Redcrane Books, 1996

 

Sagel, Jim. Where the Cinnamon Winds Blow = Donde Soplan los Vientos de Canela. Redcrane Books, 1993

 

Stevens, Jan Romero. Carlos and the Skunk = Carlos y el Zorrillo. Rising Moon, 1997

 

Sweet, Melissa. Rubia and the Three Osos. Disney/Hyperion Books, 2010

 

Tabor, Nancy. Cincuenta en la Cebra : Contando Con los Animales = Fifty on the Zebra : Counting With the Animals. Charlesbridge, 1994

 

Tabor, Nancy. El Gusto del Mercado Mexicano = A Taste of the Mexican Market. Charlesbridge, 1996

 

Volkmer, Jane Anne. Song of the Chirimia : A Guatemalan Folktale = La Música de la Chirimía : Folklore Guatemalteco. Carolrhoda Books, 1990

 

Winter, Jonah. Sonia Sotomayor : A Judge Grows in the Bronx = La Juez Que Creciâo en el Bronx. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009

 

Zepeda, Gwendolyn. Growing Up With Tamales = Los Tamales de Ana. Piñata Books, 2008

 

 

English/Tibetan

 

Halpern, Gina. Where is Tibet? = Bod ga pa yod red = Poo kabah yoreh : A Story in Tibetan and English. Snow Lion, 1991

 

 

Compiled: 9/2012

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