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Spanish Strong Female Leads
Spanish Strong Female Leads

Spanish Read Alouds

Spanish Strong Female Leads

$ 439.00
SKU - SPRAL-LL-SFL

This collection presents female protagonists who overcome all kinds of challenges. It shows girls and women who take initiative, and break the gender norms typically associated with female roles.

Titles may change based on availability.

Titles from the Collection

Celia: La niña que cantaba con las manos
Celia: La niña que cantaba con las manos

Celia: La niña que cantaba con las manos

$ 22.50

Celia is like other girls her age: she’s happy, she likes to have friends, and loves to learn and get to know new places. However, she has something special: she knows how to talk with her hands and listen with her eyes, because her ears don’t work, she’s mute. The story is told through the letters that the girl writes to her mother while she acclimates to a new life in Colombia.



Malena Ballena
Malena Ballena

Malena Ballena

$ 17.00

The protagonist of this story is Malena, an overweight and self-conscious girl who receives daily teasing from her classmates and for whom such simple matters, like enjoying a swimming pool, are a true ordeal. An endearing character who lives the reality of many children; a delicate subject treated with a sense of humor, from respect and the promotion of self-esteem.



Daniela y las chicas pirata
Daniela y las chicas pirata

Daniela y las chicas pirata

$ 21.25

Who hasn’t heard of the legendary vessel, the Black Crock! Other ships cower in fear as they gaze at it through their spyglasses. Its fearsome crew is known all over the Seven Seas. And their captain is Daniela, Daniela the Pirate. In this new adventure, Daniela and her mates find themselves unable to save the day… Because some other pirates beat them to it! As word of the Fearless Piranhas, a crew of intrepid pirate girls, reaches their ears, Daniela sets sail to find them!



Jaguares y Mariposas
Jaguares y Mariposas

Jaguares y Mariposas

$ 13.75

Jaguars and Butterflies is a self-empowerment resource for girls of Mexican heritage and an educational children's book for all. It presents an enchanting world of art and poetry that encourages girls to value and center themselves. Each colorful page is a celebration of strength and diversity that highlights cultures, art, and geography in Mexico.



Grace para presidenta
Grace para presidenta

Grace para presidenta

$ 19.25

"Where are the girls?" When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides she wants to be the nation's first and immediately jumpstarts her political career by running in her school's mock election! The race is tougher than she expected: her popular opponent declares that he's the "best man for the job" and seems to have captured the votes of all of the class's boys. But Grace is more determined than ever. Even if she can't be the best man for the job, she can certainly try to be the best person! This timely story not only gives readers a fun introduction to the American electoral system but also teaches the value of hard work, courage, independent thought -- and offers an inspiring example of how to choose our leaders.



Lola y el dragón
Lola y el dragón

Lola y el dragón

$ 21.50
During a costume party, something terrible happens: Fatcat, Lola's faithful sidekick, is kidnapped by a fire-breathing dragon. But luckily for Fatcat, Lola won't let it happen: she goes on a brave rescue mission...
Grace va a Washington
Grace va a Washington

Grace va a Washington

$ 19.25

"Who's in charge here?" When Grace learns about the three branches of the United States government, she and the rest of the student council put the lesson into practice as they debate how to spend the money from a school fund-raiser. The arguments continue as they travel to Washington, DC, for a field trip. Grace feels closer than ever to her dream of becoming president someday, but she and her classmates have a lot to learn about what it means to serve the needs of the people, especially when the people want such different things!



Yo soy Adila
Yo soy Adila

Yo soy Adila

$ 24.00

Adila is a Pakistani girl who loves school and dreams of becoming a teacher or a doctor. One day, she overhears her father saying that she would be safer at home with her parents. Sad and worried, Adila talks to her teacher. The next day, the teacher visits the girl's parents and tells them the story of Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2014.



Mariama - diferente pero igual
Mariama - diferente pero igual

Mariama - diferente pero igual

$ 20.50

Everything’s new for Mariama after a long journey by car, train, boat, and plane from Africa. She’s going to discover a world where the streets, her school, and the food are all different. But what about the people? A beautiful tale about identity, the process of integration, and solidarity. Are you ready to meet Mariama and play with her?



Florette
Florette

Florette

$ 22.50

When Mae’s family moves to a new home, she wishes she could bring her garden with her. She’ll miss the apple trees, the daffodils, and chasing butterflies in the wavy grass. But there’s no room for a garden in the city. Or is there? Mae’s story, gorgeously illustrated in watercolor, is a celebration of friendship, resilience in the face of change, and the magic of the natural world.

Daniela Pirata
Daniela Pirata

Daniela Pirata

$ 21.50

Is being a pirate only for boys? That’s not what Daniela thinks. She dreams of becoming a pirate on the legendary ship, the Black Croc. She searches and searches through the seven seas, until one day, she finally finds it. But oh dear! These pirates seem to be a little chauvinist. Particularly Captain Choppylobe, who will make Daniela go through difficult challenges to prove her worth as a pirate. Will she make it? Will they let her be part of the crew? A story about equality and realizing your dreams.



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