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A Window Into Other Cultures
A Window Into Other Cultures

Spanish Read Alouds - Diversity

A Window Into Other Cultures

$ 151.25
SKU - SPRAL-D-TH02

Quantity of Titles Per Set (21)

Titles may change based on availability

Titles from the Collection

El camino de Marwan
El camino de Marwan

El camino de Marwan

$ 17.75

El camino de Marwan is made out of courage and memory. Very far, in his land, live his memories. Marwan is a boy that, next to a million other human beings, goes through oceans and deserts, feeling war and hunger, in search of another place. One step and another step, one border, the maternal voice and like that Marwan walks, taking the reader by the hand, towards freedom.



La noche de Nandi
La noche de Nandi

La noche de Nandi

$ 19.00

When Nandi has a sleepover with her friend, the girls are allowed to spend the night in a little hut near the house. They’re excited to be on their own, but as they get ready for bed, Nandi feels more and more nervous. She keeps hearing things – strange snorts, chitter chattering, a big thud. Her friend says it’s only her noisy family, but on the opposite page the reader sees the nocturnal animals who are really making the noise.



¡Gracias, Omu!
¡Gracias, Omu!

¡Gracias, Omu!

$ 21.75

Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent... Debut author-illustrator Oge Mora brings to life a heartwarming story of sharing and community in colorful cut-paper designs as luscious as Omu's stew, with an extra serving of love.



Las crepes de Mama Panya
Las crepes de Mama Panya

Las crepes de Mama Panya

$ 11.75

On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? This clever and heartwarming story about Kenyan village life teaches the importance of sharing, even when you have little to give.



Una habitación en el bosque
Una habitación en el bosque

Una habitación en el bosque

$ 11.25

Sakko just moved. The countryside surrounds his new home and he decides to explore it while his parents finish moving in. Along the way he discovers his neighbor’s house. Then he stops to cut flowers and a sound coming from the bushes catches his attention. Among the weeds he finds a basket that, without realizing it, welcomes him to his new home.



Una reunión de año nuevo
Una reunión de año nuevo

Una reunión de año nuevo

$ 10.75

Maomao’s father goes to work all year long. He builds houses far away from the city and he only returns for the Chinese New Year celebration. His family gets together to make rice balls, walk in the streets and share dinner. However, the next morning, Maomao’s father has to go back to work, but this time when he says goodbye he will get a surprise.



Abrazo de oso
Abrazo de oso

Abrazo de oso

$ 20.00

Natuk and White Bear are the very best of friends. But when a terrible catastrophe strikes the village, they might be separated forever. A winter tale that reveals the friendship between an Inuit and a polar bear. Some friends are simply inseparable.



La muñeca de Elizabeti
La muñeca de Elizabeti

La muñeca de Elizabeti

$ 10.75

Upon the arrival of her new baby brother, Elizabeti decides she needs a doll she can care for the way her mother cares for the new baby. After looking around her village, Elizabeti finds the perfect doll to love, and names her Eva. When Mama changes the new baby's diaper, Elizabeti changes Eva. When Mama sings to the baby, Elizabeti sings to Eva. And one day when Eva turns up lost, Elizabeti realizes just how much she loves her special doll.



Iguales, pero diferentes
Iguales, pero diferentes

Iguales, pero diferentes

$ 14.75

On a beautiful sunny day, an African American girl visits the park and rounds up a group of her friends for an afternoon of fun and playground games. As they play, this happy crew discovers that despite their physical differences — straight hair, curly hair; brown eyes, blue eyes; light skin, dark skin — they are all really the same.



La maceta vacía
La maceta vacía

La maceta vacía

$ 12.50

When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.



El sol, la luna y el agua: Un cuento de Nigeria
El sol, la luna y el agua: Un cuento de Nigeria

El sol, la luna y el agua: Un cuento de Nigeria

$ 25.00

According to this Nigerian legend, many, many years ago, the Sun and the Moon lived on Earth. Children will love seeing how they ended up living in the sky.



Kalia bajo las estrellas
Kalia bajo las estrellas

Kalia bajo las estrellas

$ 22.25

Kalia bajo las estrellas is an anti-prejudice story that tells the friendship between a French peasant boy and a gypsy girl at the beginning of the 20th century, inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's painting Las carretas, Gypsy Camp near Arles.



Yoon y la pulsera de jade
Yoon y la pulsera de jade

Yoon y la pulsera de jade

$ 20.00

It is Yoon's birthday and all she wants is a jump rope so she can play with the other girls in the school yard. Instead, Yoon's mother gives her a Korean storybook about a silly girl who is tricked by a tiger. Yoon also receives a jade bracelet that once belonged to her grandmother. The next day at school, a girl offers to teach Yoon how to jump rope, but for a price: she wants to borrow the jade bracelet. When Yoon tries to get her bracelet back, the girl swears it belongs to her. Yoon must use the lessons learned in her storybook and her "Shining Wisdom" to retrieve the precious keepsake.



Yaci y su muñeca
Yaci y su muñeca

Yaci y su muñeca

$ 16.50

Yaci lives with her mother in a town in Brazil. With an ear of corn, Yaci has made a beautiful doll for herself, but she loves her so much that she forgets to help Mom with chores around the house. When Mom gets angry and threatens to confiscate the doll, Yaci gets scared and buries her doll, near where the turtle has buried her eggs. When winter passes and spring arrives, she is in for a surprise.



La Tienda de Mama y Papa
La Tienda de Mama y Papa

La Tienda de Mama y Papa

$ 13.25

From the clip, clop of the milkman's mule in the early morning to the clacking of her father's abacus at night, a young girl brings us into her home, which is also her parents store. Located in Guatemala City, the store is filled with the colorful textures of cloth, threads, buttons, and things from her parents homeland in China. As people come and go throughout the day, the girl hears several languages Spanish, Chinese, and Mayan. The Mayans buy thread for weaving in colors such as parrot green and mango yellow. The girl's parents talk about their hometown in China, from which they emigrated, fleeing a war, years ago. The girl and her brothers and sisters make up games to play on the rooftop terrace, on the sidewalk, and in the store. After supper the girl dances to celebrate her day. Lyrical writing and delightful artwork will captivate both children and adults in this story drawn from the author/illustrator s childhood memories."



Curation in Action

How Marie sees it:

- Addressing vulnerability

- Sharing feelings is important 

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- Nobody is alone

- Your feelings are normal

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