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…

Diego Rivera: His World and Ours

Diego Rivera: His World and Ours Written & Illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh Abrams • 2011 • 34 pages Hardcover ($16.95) ISBN: 9780810997318 Ages 7 and up Diego Rivera was one of the most popular artists of the 20th century. Known…

Welcome to My Neighborhood! A Barrio ABC

Welcome to My Neighborhood! A Barrio ABC By Quiara Alegría Hudes • Illustrated by Shino Arihara Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic • 2010 • 32 pages Hardcover ($16.99) ISBN: 97805450924245 Ages 4-8 “A is for abuela.  And abandoned…

Tía Isa Wants a Car

Tía Isa Wants a Car by Meg Medina • Illustrated by Claudio Muñoz Candlewick Press • 2011 • 32 pages Hardcover ($15.99) ISBN: 9780763641566 Ages 4-8 Editor’s note: This book is also available in a Spanish paperback edition…

Stephen and the Beetle

Stephen and the Beetle By Jorge Luján • Illustrated by Chiara Carrer Groundwood Books • 2012 • 32 pages Hardcover ($18.95) ISBN: 9781554981922 Ages 2-5 One fine day, Stephen goes out to the yard and discovers a beetle strolling…

La Malinche: The Princess Who Helped Cortés Conquer the Aztec Empire

La Malinche: The Princess Who Helped Cortés Conquer the Aztec Empire By Francisco Serrano • Illustrated by Pablo Serrano Groundwood Books • 2012 • 36 pages Hardcover ($18.95) ISBN: 978-1-55498-111-3 Ages 9-12 In story-like form,…

Spike the Mixed-up Monster

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Spike the Mixed-up Monster By Susan Hood • Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books • 2012 • 40 pages Hardcover ($16.99) ISBN: 978-1442406018 Ages 4-8 Meet Spike, the axolotl, and his three amigos—a…

Picasso: I the King, Yo el rey

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Picasso: I the King, Yo el rey By Carmen T. Bernier-Grand • Illustrated by David Diaz Amazon Children’s Publishing • 2012 • 64 pages ISBN: 978-0761461777 Hardcover ($19.99) Ages 10-15 This biography, told in a selection of…

Nocturne: Dream Recipes

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Nocturne: Dream Recipes Written & Illustrated by Isol Groundwood Books • 2012 • 32 pages Spiral Bound ($17.95) ISBN: 978-1-55498-179-3 Ages 4-8 This book, which includes twelve glow-in-the-dark pictures that become visible…

The Road to Santiago

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The Road to Santiago By D.H. Figueredo • Illustrated by Pablo Torrecilla Lee and Low Books • 2003 • 32 pages Hardcover ($16.95) ISBN: 978-1-584-30059-5 Ages 6-8 It’s Noche Buena, the night before Christmas in 1950s Cuba, and…