Monthly Archives: July 2013

Just the Opposite-Fast/Rapido Slow/Lento

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Fast and Slow”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. Race cars are … Continue reading

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Just the Opposite- Up/Arriba Down/ Abajo

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Up and Down”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. Seesaws go up and … Continue reading

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Just the Opposite Big/Grande Small/ Pequeno

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Big and Small”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. Bubbles can be … Continue reading

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Just the Opposite: Wet/Mojado Dry/ Seco

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Wet and Dry”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. The park can … Continue reading

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Just the Opposite: Hard/Duro Soft/ Blando

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Hard and Soft”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. Eggs can be … Continue reading

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Just the Opposite: Dirty/Sucio Clean/ Limpio

Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to consider a non-example, or opposite. This series of bilingual readers does just that.  Colorful pictures illustrate “Dirty” and “Clean”, and the bold text sentences describe the pictures. The girl’s room is dirty, … Continue reading

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El Leon en la hierba (Lion in the Grass)

Life of lion in its natural habitat-the grasslands of Africa. Features prey, groupings of lions, behaviors, and care of young. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists nouns and accompanying photos, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar … Continue reading

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El conejo en el huerto (Rabbit in the Garden)

Life of rabbit-raiding a garden by moonlight, fleeing from owls and foxes, and hiding in the tall grass . No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists nouns and accompanying photos, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to … Continue reading

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El robin en el arbol (Robin in the Tree)

Life of robin-where it lives, what it eats, how it cares for its young. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists nouns and accompanying photos, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text to … Continue reading

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La ballena en el oceano

Life of an Orca whale in the ocean. Features prey, behaviors, and fellow inhabitants of the marine biome. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists nouns and accompanying photos, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make … Continue reading

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La mariposa en el aire (Butterfly in the Sky)

Life Cycle of a butterfly, including pupa, caterpillar, and eggs. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists nouns and accompanying photos, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text to picture connection, and figure out, … Continue reading

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La rana en el estanque (Frog in the Pond)

Life with a frog in a pond where the sun is abundant and lily pads offer a place to sit! Focus is on other animals in the pond, dragonflies the frog chases to eat, how the frog inflates its throat to … Continue reading

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iA montar!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that you can ride in or on, like a horse, an elephant, a sled, a bicycle, a train or a wagon. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and … Continue reading

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iA conducir!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that you can drive, like motorcycles, tractors, and cars. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and accompanying photo, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text … Continue reading

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iA rodar!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that roll, including roller skates, balls, and wheels. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and accompanying photo, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text to … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Girl of the Great Personality

Lexi is the best friend; the girl everyone goes to for help, with clothes, with boyfriend/girlfriend issues, when they want to laugh. But she never gets the guy. And she is tired of living her life around her younger sister’s … Continue reading

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iA volar!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that fly, including birds, airplanes, and kites. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and accompanying photo, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text to picture … Continue reading

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iA trepar!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that you can climb, including mountains, trees, and ladders. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and accompanying photo, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text … Continue reading

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iA flotar!

Simple text with rebuses explores things that float, from balloons and boats to penguins and soap. No English translation. Book begins with a 2-page chart that lists vocabulary and accompanying photo, allowing the serious non-Spanish speaking scholar to make a text … Continue reading

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Nos divertimos (On All Kinds of Days)

The text on each page begins with “En dias”, and the sentence is completed with a statement about what can happen on different days. Activities pictured include building a snowman, playing in the water, playing a game with family members, … Continue reading

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Cuidando a las mascotas (Taking Care of Pets)

A simple Spanish sentence  is repeated on each page (“Taking care of pets”); the only difference being the photos, which show a different pet on each page. Pets include a turtle, rabbit, dog, cat, pony, goldfish, and guinea pig. Photo-text matches aid comprehension. … Continue reading

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What’s Inside an Ambulance? /Que hay dentro de una ambulancia?

Hopefully most of us will never need an ambulance, but we might be curious about what’s inside this very special vehicle. From the time the siren begins sounding and the lights are flashing, to the time the ambulance arrives at … Continue reading

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What’s Inside a Firehouse?/ Que hay dentro de un cuartel de bomberos

A companion to “What’s Inside a Fire Truck?”, is this title. Young readers will get a close-up view of rooms and equipment in the fire house. The process of responding to a fire alarm is explained. As a fire fighter’s job calls for … Continue reading

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What’s Inside a Hospital?/ Que hay dentro de un hospital?

Most of us don’t go to a hospital unless we are sick or injured, so it’s fun to get a tour via this title! Featured are the different types of units or rooms in a hospital, including the emergency room, operating … Continue reading

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What’s Inside a Fire Truck?/Que hay dentro de un camion de bomberos?

Every little kid’s dream vehicle: a fire truck! In just a few pages, this title describes the truck’s equipment, placement of fire fighters inside the truck, and pieces like the aerial ladder and the outrigger. More important than the equipment are … Continue reading

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