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    26 Bilingual Kids Books That'll Have Everyone Speaking En Español

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    1. A bilingual biography of the reina herself, Selena, complete with colorful illustrations, interesting facts, and perfect translations so you can learn Spanish while you also learn about a legend.

    2. A copy of Besos for Baby, an adorable tale of how love (and kisses) are the same language for everyone.

    3. The very inspiring story of Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice and and all-around awesome lady.

    4. An award-winning book about a young girl whose family comes together to give her a space of her own.

    5. The gorgeous story of Ixchel and her quest to follow in the beautiful Mayan tradition of weaving on backstrap looms.

    6. Margaret and Margarita, which lets you follow two young girls as their friendship flourishes, despite the fact that neither speaks the other's language.

    7. A copy of My Name Is Celia, a colorful story about the one and only Celia Cruz that'll have you screaming "Azúcar"!

    8. A very magical story about a little girl whose hair grows and grows up into the sky and the adventure that it leads to.

    9. A copy of Side by Side, Lado a Lado, the triumphant story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez, the inspiring activists who fought for farmworkers' rights.

    10. An artistic little Frida Kahlo counting book that'll help you learn your numbers and about the iconic artist.

    11. Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match, the charming story of a Peruvian Scottish American who definitely doesn't fit into a box and wouldn't want it any other way.

    12. A copy of My Name Is Gabriela, a book about Chilean-born Gabriela Mistral, the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world.

    13. Maya's Blanket, the tale of a little girl with a very special blanket made for her by her loving grandmother.

    14. Growing Up With Tamales, which gives a peek into the making of a traditional dish through the eyes of Ana and her older sister as they grow up.

    15. A colorful story (literally!) of Zapata, so you can learn about the historic revolutionary while you also learn all the colors in Spanish.

    16. A bilingual copy of the award-winning biography The Storyteller's Candle, which chronicles the life of Pura Belpré, New York City's first Latina librarian.

    17. An inspirational tale about what happens when people team up and fight for a greater good.

    18. A copy of Waiting for the Biblioburro, the story of Luis Soriano Bohórquez, who travels through rough terrain on his trustworthy burros to bring books to the children in far-off Colombian villages.

    19. In My Family, an award-winning story about growing up in a traditional Mexican American family and the bonds one forms.

    20. I Remember Abuelito — a heartwarming tale about remembering loved ones and celebrating the Day of the Dead (if you loved Coco, you should probably add it to your library).

    21. What Can You Do With a Rebozo?, in which a question answered through beautiful illustrations and a delightfully heartwarming story surrounding a traditional Mexican and Mexican-American shawl.

    22. A colorful little dictionary of Spanish words illustrated with fun drawings that could help anyone learn the language.

    23. My Diary From Here to There, which chronicles one little girl's journey across the border from Mexico to Los Angeles and the fears, excitement, and dreams that come along for the ride.

    24. I Love Saturdays y Domingos — it shares the adventures and love of a little girl with grandparents that are both European American and Mexican American.

    25. A copy of Cuauhtémoc, a book that allows readers to explore the city of Tenochtitlan alongside the last Aztec emperor while introducing shapes and their English and Spanish words.

    26. I Like It When... follows an adorable little penguin who likes holding hands, dancing, and just plain having fun.

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