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Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros: Where to Find Quality Books By and About Latinos

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  Happy Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros! Back in the summer of 2008, when Ana and I started thinking about the idea of launching this blog, we were prompted by what we took as a lack of resources for parents raising bilingual kids. One of our biggest problems was finding quality bilingual or Spanish children’s books without having to resort to traveling to Latin America to get our hands on them. While we did find some options, backRead More ...

Celebrating DIA with Author & Illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh {Giveaway}

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Editor’s note: SpanglishBaby is excited to participate in Latinas 4 Latino Literature Blog Hop in celebration of el Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros with a short interview with Duncan Tonatiuh, a Mexican author and illustrator (check out his cool illustration above). His latest children’s book “Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale” will be released May 7. SpanglishBaby: How would you describe your book “Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote”? It’s a picture book. It’s 32 pages long andRead More ...

Celebrating Día, Libraries and Bilingual Homeschooling

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April 30th marks the celebration of Día del Niño/Día del Libro, an annual celebration of children, families and reading held at libraries nationwide.  Here at SpanglishBaby, we’re wrapping up a week-long exploration into the world of bilingual homeschooling and the families who are living it.  We’ve emphasized this week that one of the biggest hurdles for bilingual homeschoolers is the lack of resources and curriculums available to them.  A library with a decent collection of Spanish material can be aRead More ...

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