New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

April 24, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

El Chavo : la carrera de autos = the car race

April 23, 2015
Brooke, Samantha, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Gift of Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Delta Omega Chapter International Honor Society in Education.
"Quico reta al Chavo a una carrera de carros. ¿Quién ganará?"--page [4] of cover.

Jorge el curioso se divierte haciendo gimnasia = Curious George Gymnastics fun

April 23, 2015
Bernstein, Leora, adapter.
©2015
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"PBS Kids"--Cover.
"A Spanish bilingual reader"--Cover.
George, Allie, and Bill want to practice gymnastics every day, so they decide to turn the backyard into a gym.

Clifford va al doctor

April 22, 2015
Bridwell, Norman.
New York : Scholastic, 2011.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Translation of: Clifford goes to the doctor.
Clifford tiene que hacerse un examen médico cada año!

Are you my brown bear? = Eres mi oso pardo?

April 21, 2015
Ziefert, Harriet, author.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
"Uses descriptive adjectives to differentiate between lots of bears ('I am hairy bear. I am scary bear. I am boy bear. I am toy bear') [in both English and Spanish]"-- Provided by publisher.

I say yes! I say no! = Yo digo que si! Yo digo que no!

April 21, 2015
Ziefert, Harriet.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"I Say Yes! I Say No! is told entirely in simple dialogue between parents and children. It features familiar nighttime and bedtime rituals"-- Provided by publisher.

It's raining cats and frogs! = Llueve gatos y ranas!

April 21, 2015
Ziefert, Harriet.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"It's Raining Cats and Frogs features plural words and idiomatic expressions. It explores the difference between real and pretend and engages young children in selecting appropriate clothing for wet weather"-- Provided by publisher.

Max and Sarah build a snowman = Max y Sarah hacen un muneco de nieve

April 21, 2015
Ziefert, Harriet.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Teaches numbers and counting within the context of the familiar hide-and-seek game.

Sleepy Barker = Ladrador dormilón

April 21, 2015
Johnston, Jan (Children's story writer), author.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
"Barker the dog is awakened by one sound after another (howl, hoot, boom) but finally falls asleep after being reassured that mom and dad are there for him"-- Provided by publisher.

10 little fish = 10 pececitos

April 21, 2015
Ziefert, Harriet.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Ten Little Fish combines numbers with simple adjectives ('fish above, fish below; seven fish, fast and slow') and simple verbs ('swim and dive fish, here are five fish')"-- Provided by publisher.

Don Quixote : a Spanish language primer

April 7, 2015
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
©2015.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Introduce your toddler to Spanish words such as 'book - los libros', 'lady - la dama' and 'friend - el amigo'. This series highlights vocabulary based on classic literature.

Squirrel round and round : a bilingual book of seasons

March 19, 2015
Yang, Belle, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Squirrel is busy all year long, from one season into the next and back again. Birds feed their babies in spring, fireflies wink on a summer night, yellow leaves flutter in fall, and squirrel makes fresh tracks in winter's snow. Look for an explanation of tonal marks at the end of the story, along with a pinyin translation of the Chinese characters.

Hurry home, hedgehog! : a bilingual book of sounds

March 5, 2015
Yang, Belle, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts Candlewick Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Wet weather is coming - whoosh! Hedgehog hurries along - pitter patter. What other sounds does he hear along the way? A bilingual board book in English and Mandarin Chinese.

The sheep beauty : a story in English and Chinese

January 28, 2015
Jian, Li (Art teacher), author, artist.
New York : Better Link Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
"Stories of the Chinese zodiac"--Page 1 of cover.

Entre dos lunas

December 17, 2014
Creech, Sharon, author.
Barcelona : Editorial Noguer S.A., 2011.
284 pages ; 21 cm.
Translation of: Walk two moons.
After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

Call me tree = Llámame árbol

December 5, 2014
Gonzalez, Maya Christina, author, illustrator.
New York : Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc., [2014]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Translated from the English.
"A bilingual poetic tale that follows one child/tree from the depths of Mami/Earth to the heights of the sky, telling a story about being free to grow and be who we are meant to be and honoring our relationship with the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.

Letters from heaven = Cartas del cielo

December 4, 2014
Gil, L. M. (Lydia M.), 1970-
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, 2014.
58, 58 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Têtê-bêche ; book presented in two parts bound back to back, two title pages.
Celeste is heartbroken when her grandmother dies, but when letters and recipes begin to arrive with her grandmother's advice and recipes, Celeste finds consolation in preparing the dishes for herself, her mother, and their friends. Includes six traditional Cuban recipes.

Only one you = Nadie como tú

November 28, 2014
Kranz, Linda, 1955- author, illustrator.
Lanham, Maryland : Taylor Trade Publishing : Distributed by National Book Network, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Originally published in English in Flagstaff, Ariz. by Rising Moon, 2006.
Little fish Adri promises to remember his parents' words of wisdom about how to live his life, such as "Find your own way. You don't have to follow the crowd" and "Make wishes on the stars in the nighttime sky."

You be you = Se siempre tú

November 28, 2014
Kranz, Linda, 1955-
Lanham, Maryland : Taylor Trade Publishing : Distributed by National Book Network, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Originally published in English in 2011.
After exploring his ocean home and seeing many different types of sea life, a young fish named Adri talks to his parents and learns that differences make the world colorful and beautiful.

Gina Sabayon détective

November 19, 2014
Verbizh, Myrha.
Paris : L'école des loisirs, 2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Very classy in her black and silky suit, extremely efficient with her big eyes and long antennae, meet Gina Sabayon, a detective with gadgets worthy of James Bond.

Geheimversteck und Geisterstunde

November 19, 2014
Funke, Cornelia Caroline, author.
© 1998, 2013 Loewe Verlag.
58 pages : color illustrations, 22 cm
Der Bücherfresser -- Die Mutprobe -- Dachbodenluft schmeckt anders - Mäuserettung -- Wovon leben Gespenster?

Noev kovcheg

November 19, 2014
Altschuler, Sally.
Moskva : Izd-vo Clever, c2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

Kumira kumira

November 19, 2014
Rāẏa, Kinnara, 1953-
Kalakātā : De'ja Pābaliśiṃ, 2005.
96 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Short stories for juveniles.

Bhāratīya itihāsa ke Mahānāyaka

November 19, 2014
Dillī : Ṭinī Ṭôṭa Pablikeśansa, 2008.
144 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Stories for children.
Biographies of heros from Indian history.

Ari

November 19, 2014
|6880-01 Ṣrāf, Vaiṣāli.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2014.
[24] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 25 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
When the teacher announces that the class will stage The Lion and the Mouse, Ari is thrilled. He knows he'll make a wonderful lion - even his name means 'lion'! But shy little Ari is neither noticed nor chosen. He goes home disappointed, but suddenly in his room a roaring, growling, prowling creature comes to life and a small, squeaky one too!

Rāshṭr dharm kī kahāniyāṉ

November 19, 2014
Jhārī, Kr̥shṇadeva, 1927-
New Delhi : Aameen Publications, 2014.
64 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Children's stories.
Qaumī jazbah -- Himmat vālā bālak -- Sabz inqilāb -- Fankār kī shahādat -- Bacpan kī dostī -- Jānbāz bahādur ʻaurat -- Mahābalī Bhīm.
Stories based on on patriotic themes; for juvenile.

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