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Black Joy: Everyday Adventures Featuring Black Characters
Black Joy: Everyday Adventures Featuring Black Characters

Spanish Read Alouds - Diversity

Black Joy: Everyday Adventures Featuring Black Characters

$ 169.50
SKU - SPRAL-1-DIV

Titles Included (13)

- El niño nuevo

- El regalo de mi abuela

- La muñeca de Elizabeti

- La silla de Pedro

- Las crepes de Mama Panya

- Lola en la biblioteca

- Lola planta un jardín

- Silbale a Willie

- Un dia de nieve

- Jabari salta

- Oye, Muro: Un cuento de arte y comunidad

- ¡Gracias, Omu!

- La noche de Nandi

Titles from the Collection

El niño nuevo
El niño nuevo

El niño nuevo

$ 14.00

Elmore Green is quite content being an only child. He has a room all to himself and he does not have to share his things, especially his beloved jelly beans. Everything changes one day when a new small person is brought home. As with most older siblings, he is resentful at first, but grows to accept his new brother.

El regalo de mi abuela
El regalo de mi abuela

El regalo de mi abuela

$ 20.00

To complete a school project, Eric has to see the new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum during his Christmas vacation. His grandmother promises to make the trip with him after she has prepared the typical pasteles and bought the holiday presents. What they discover at the museum, prove to be a life-long inspiration for Eric.

Jabari salta
Jabari salta

Jabari salta

$ 9.75
Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all. “Looks easy,” says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can’t help but root for.
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.

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.

La silla de Pedro
La silla de Pedro

La silla de Pedro

$ 8.50

Pedro has a new younger sister and everything starts to change. His parents have painted his old crib and high chair pink and now they threaten to paint his special chair too. Pedro can’t stand it anymore! He takes his chair, his dog, and the picture of when he was a baby and leaves the home. But then perdo discovers something that will surprise him...

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.

Lola en la biblioteca
Lola en la biblioteca

Lola en la biblioteca

$ 9.75

Lola has a big smile on her face. Why? Because it's Tuesday--and on Tuesdays, Lola and her mommy go to the library. Join Lola in this cozy celebration of books and the people who love them.

Lola planta un jardín
Lola planta un jardín

Lola planta un jardín

$ 9.75

How does your garden grow?Book-loving Lola is inspired by a collection of garden poems that she reads with her mommy. She wants to plant her own garden of beautiful flowers, so she and Mommy go to the library to check out books about gardening. They choose their flowers and buy their seeds. They dig and plant. And then they wait. Lola finds it hard to wait for her flowers to grow, but she spends the time creating her own flower book. Soon she has a garden full of sunflowers and invites all of her friends for cakes and punch and a story amongst the flowers.

Oye, Muro: Un cuento de arte y comunidad
Oye, Muro: Un cuento de arte y comunidad

Oye, Muro: Un cuento de arte y comunidad

$ 10.00

There is a wall in Ángel’s neighborhood. Around it, the community bustles with life: music, dancing, laughing. Not the wall. It is bleak. One boy decides to change that. But he can’t do it alone.

Silbale a Willie
Silbale a Willie

Silbale a Willie

$ 9.75

In this charming sequel to The Snowy Day, an older and wiser Peter wants to learn to whistle. Wouldn’t it be the perfect way to call his dog Willie? Peter tries so hard to whistle that his cheeks hurt, but he doesn’t give up. With a very light hand and his legendary illustrations, Keats creates a world in which effort yields results.

Un dia de nieve
Un dia de nieve

Un dia de nieve

$ 9.75

It is a snowy day and Peter goes out to discover it. He comes out to the street where the snow is piled high and he sees the big kids having a snow fight. He discovers that his feet make tracks in the thick snow and how fun it is to make snow angels.

¡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.

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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