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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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8 Books that Will Get Your Kids Speaking Spanish

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April 30 is El día de los niños/El día de los libros also known as Children’s Day/Book Day. This celebration was established by children’s author Pat Mora to help children and their families of all backgrounds and cultures understand…
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The Patchwork Garden; Pedacitos de huerto

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UPDATED March 26th, 2018 The Patchwork Garden/Pedacitos de huerto Written by Diane de Anda • Illustrated by Oksana Kemarskaya Translated by Gabriela Baeza Ventura Piñata Books • 2013 • 32 pages Paperback ($17.95) ISBN: 9781558857636 Ages:…
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My Migrant Family Story/ La historia de mi familia migrante

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In this series of autobiographical vignettes, Lilia Garcia provides readers with snapshots of the trip her family of migrant workers took each spring to Colma, Michigan. From their hometown of McAllen, Texas, the Garcia’s made the 1,500-mile…
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The Missing Chancleta and Other Top-Secret Cases / La chancleta perdida y otros casos secretos

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Eight-year old Flaca (Skinny) considers herself a master detective, and in the three cases recounted here, aims to share her skills with young readers—as long as they are willing to first sign her “confidentiality agreement,” included…

Lupita’s First Dance/El primer baile de Lupita

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Lupita’s First Dance/El primer baile de Lupita By Lupe Ruiz-Flores • Illustrated by Gabhor Utomo Translated by Gabriela Baeza Ventura Piñata Books • 2013 • 32 pages Hardcover ($17.95) ISBN: 978-1-55885-772-8 Ages 5-7 When…
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The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones/El Coco me robó los cascarones

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The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones/El Coco me robó los cascarones By Spelile Rivas • Illustrated by Valeria Cervantes Translated by Gabriela Baeza Ventura Piñata Books • 2013 • 32 pages ISBN: 978-1-55885-771-1 Hardcover ($17.95) Ages…
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Primeras 100 Palabras / First 100 Words

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Primeras 100 Palabras / First 100 Words By Roger Priddy Priddy Books • 2013 • 14 pages Board Book ($8.99) ISBN: 978-0-312-51583-6 Ages 2-5 Learning new things is the centerpiece of a toddler’s life, and with this book on hand;…
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Let’s Salsa/Bailemos Salsa

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Let’s Salsa/Bailemos Salsa By Lupe Ruiz-Flores Illustrated by Robert Casilla Translated By Natalie Rosales-Yeomans Piñata Books • 2013 • 32 Pages ISBN: 978-1-55885-762-9 Hardcover ($17.95)} Ages 5 to 9 Estela loves to dance,…
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The ArteKids Series

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Five little treasures! This board book series, the product of collaboration between the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, Trinity University Press and the San Antonio Museum of Art, makes for collectable art at a remarkable price. Compact…