New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

February 27, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Luca's bridge = El puente de Luca

February 26, 2020
Llanos, Mariana, author.
Oklahoma City : Penny Candy Books, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
The bilingual picture book Luca's Bridge / El puente de Luca, by Mariana Llanos with illustrations by Anna López Real, tells the emotional story of a boy coming to terms with his family's deportation from the United States to Mexico. A powerful meditation on home and identity at a time when our country sorely needs it.

Jimena Pérez puede volar

February 11, 2020
Argueta, Jorge, author.
©2019
32, 32 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Titles from separate title pages; works bound back to back and inverted.
Ten-year-old Jimena loves El Salvador but when gangs threaten to force her to join, she and her mother immigrate to the United States, but are separated at the border.

Llama Llama mad at Mama

February 10, 2020
Dewdney, Anna, author, narrator.
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2020]
1 Wonderbook (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Read by Anna Dewdney.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Audiobook originally released by Penguin Random House.
A young llama wants to play but must go shopping with his mother instead, and so he gets angry and makes a mess at the store.

Sing with me = Canta conmigo

February 10, 2020
Orozco, José-Luis, author.
New York : Scholastic Press, [2020]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
"Six classic songs in English and Spanish"--cover.
Come along and sing with me! Sing along to your child's favorite songs, from "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" to "The Wheels on the Bus," in English and in Spanish! Accompanied by joyful, charming illustrations by Pura Belpré award winner Sara Palacios, this book is for every child who loves to sing, dance, and play.

Gitige = she/he gardens

February 7, 2020
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
This dual language book introduces close to 50 words in Ojibwe and English around gardening with photos of children in the Fond du Lac Reservation Head Start program planting their own garden.

I love you, world

January 30, 2020
Szmidt, Aleksandra, author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Imagines how animal families from all over the world would say "I love you" in their home country's language; includes English and 13 other languages.

Merry Christmas, world

January 30, 2020
Szmidt, Aleksandra, author, illustrator.
Oakville, ON : Flowerpot Press, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
'Tis the season to wish the world a merry Christmas! Includes 14 translations of "Merry Christmas" from around the world!

Llama Llama home with Mama

January 27, 2020
Dewdney, Anna, author, narrator.
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC., [2020]
1 Wonderbook (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Read by Anna Dewdney.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Audiobook originally released by Penguin Random House.
Llama Llama's mother takes good care of him when he has to stay home from school because he is sick, but when Mama Llama begins to feel sick, too, Llama Llama knows how to take care of her.

Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa

January 24, 2020
Dewdney, Anna, author, narrator.
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC., [2020]
1 Wonderbook (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Read by Anna Dewdney.
Print book published: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2015.
Audiobook originally released by Penguin Random House.
It's an exciting day for Llama Llama; he's going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night his first night away from home and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It's not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he's forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama. Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams.

Fire trucks = camiones de bomberos

January 20, 2020
Higgins, Nadia, author.
North Mankato, MN : Cantata Learning, [2020]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 x 18 cm
On board pages.
"A bilingual book"--Cover.

Proud to be Latino! : food = comida

January 10, 2020
Mireles, Ashley Marie, author.
[Sanger, CA] : Familius LLC, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"This bilingual board book takes the reader beyond a basic language primer and dives deep into the heart of Latino culture--which is the food, of course!"--Back cover.

La maldición del titán

January 9, 2020
Riordan, Rick, author.
©2009
280 pages ; 22 cm.
Translation of: Percy Jackson and the Olympians III : The Titan's curse.
When the goddess Artemisa disappears while hunting a rare, ancient monster, a group of her followers joins Percy and his friends in an attempt to find and rescue her before the winter solstice.

La primera regla del punk : una novela

January 9, 2020
Pérez, Celia C., 1972- author.
©2018
336 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
La primera regla del punk es una conmovedora exploracion de la amistad, la busqueda de uno mismo, y el aprender a "rockear" como si nadie te esta mirando. No hay atajos para navegar el primer día de clases en una nueva escuela - no se arregla con cinta gafer como lo harías con tu par de tenis Chuck Taylor. La adolecente Malú, (María Luisa, si quieres irritarla), logra molestar a la chica mandamás de Posada Middle School, romper el código de vestimenta con su vestido punk rock, y decepcionar a su madre, quien es profesora universitaria. Y todo esto en su primer día de escuela intermedia. Su padre, quien ahora vive a miles de millas de distancia, le dice que las cosas mejorarán siempre y cuando nunca olvide la primera regla del punk: ser tú mismo. La auténtica Malú ama el rock and roll, las patinetas, las revistas de manualidades y el Soyrizo (sin cilantro, por favor). Cuando empieza a encontrar otros estudiantes inadaptados con intereses parecidos, y forma su propio grupo musical, Malú empieza a sentirse feliz. Para resguardar esa nueva felicidad, ella haría cualquier cosa, incluyendo el enfrentarse con los administradores "anti-punk" de su escuela, Éy luchar por su derecho a expresarse!

Lety alza su voz

January 9, 2020
Cervantes, Angela, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2019]
195 pages ; 20 cm
"Scholastic en español"--Cover.
"Originally published in English as Lety Out Loud"--Title page verso.
When Lety jumps at the chance to write animal profiles for the Furry Friends Animal Shelter, she is forced to team up with a grumpy classmate named Hunter, who devises a contest to decide who gets to be the official shelter scribe.

El ladrón del rayo

January 8, 2020
Riordan, Rick, author.
©2006
285 pages ; 22 cm.
Translation of: Percy Jackson and the Olympians : The lightning thief.
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and the god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

El único e incomparable Iván

January 7, 2020
Applegate, Katherine.
México, D.F. : Océano De México, 2019.
322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Translation of: The one and only Ivan.
Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music

January 3, 2020
Engle, Margarita, author.
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019]
1 Wonderbook (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Read by John Pruden.
Print book published: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Audiobook originally released by Dreamscape Media.
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.

Llama Llama mess, mess, mess

January 3, 2020
Dewdney, Anna, author.
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019]
1 Wonderbook (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Read by Reed Duncan.
Release date supplied by publisher.
"An Anna Dewdney book"--Cover.
When Mama Llama says it is time to clean up, Llama ignores her since he is more interested in playing than cleaning, but Mama finds an imaginative way to teach Llama a lesson about cleanliness.

El mar de los monstruos

December 30, 2019
Riordan, Rick, author.
©2008
253 pages ; 22 cm.
Translation from the English.
Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke.

El último héroe del Olimpo

December 30, 2019
Riordan, Rick, author.
©2010
346 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Translation of: Percy Jackson and the Olympians V : The last olympian.
The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Cronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Tifón.

Harry Potter y el legado maldito. Partes uno y dos

December 30, 2019
Rowling, J. K., creator.
©2016
333 pages ; 22 cm
Título original: Harry Potter and the cursed child, parts one and two (special rehearsal edition).
"Basada en una historia por J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany y Jack Thorne"--Preliminary page.
"Basada en una historia por J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany y Jack Thorne" -- Page facing title page."Producida por Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender & Harry Potter Theatrical Productions" -- Page facing title page. "Guio n autorizado de la produccio n teatral. Texto completo de la obra de teatro" -- Page facing title page. "Diecinueve anõs despue s ... la octava historia" -- Page 4 of cover. Ti tulo original: Harry Potter and the cursed child, parts one and two (special rehearsal edition).
"Ser Harry Potter nunca ha sido tarea fácil, menos aún desde que se ha convertido en un atareadísimo empleado del Ministerio de Magia, un hombre casado y padre de tres hijos. Y si Harry planta cara a un pasado que se resiste a quedar atrás, su hijo menor, Albus Severus, ha de luchar contra el peso de una herencia familiar de la que él nunca ha querido saber nada. Cuando el destino conecte el pasado con el presente, padre e hijo deberán afrontar una verdad muy incómoda: a veces, la oscuridad surge de los lugares más insospechados"--Amazon.com.

Los Tipos Malos en El conejillo contraataca

December 26, 2019
Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2018]
137 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Originally published in English as The Bad Guys in The furball strikes back.
"Scholastic en español"--Cover.
Mr. Wolf and his bad buddies have messed with the wrong guinea pig--one who is secretly an evil mad scientist. And, the nasty little furball wants revenge! Will they survive? Will they be heroes? And will they ever stop trying to eat each other? It's time for the Bad Guys to spring into action!

Los Tipos Malos en combustible intergalactico

December 23, 2019
Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.
©2020
137 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
"Scholastic en español"--Cover.
"Originally published in English as The Bad Guys in Intergalactic gas."--Title page verso.
In this hilarious illustrated chapter book series, bad guys are doing good deeds... whether you want them to or not! La mala noticia es que el mundo se va a acabar. ¡La buena es que los Tipos Malos están aquí para salvarlo! Puede ser que tengan que "pedir prestado" un cohete, y que haya algo desagradable en uno de los trajes espaciales, y que el Sr. Piraña haya comido demasiaaados burritos. Sobrevivir a esta misión puede ser solo un pequeño paso para el hombre, pero es un paso enorme para los Tipos Malos. The bad news? The world is ending. The good news? The Bad Guys are back to save it! Sure, they might have to "borrow" a rocket. And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits. And Mr. Piranha miiiight have eaten too many bean burritos. Surviving this mission may only be one small step for man, but it's one giant leap for the Bad Guys.

Cuenta con Dr. Seuss 1 2 3

December 20, 2019
Seuss, Dr., author.
New York : Beginner Books, una división de Random House, [2019]
42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Beginner books®"
Rhyming text introduces counting, in a text with art from Dr. Seuss books.

Baby play = Jugando con bebé

December 19, 2019
Silver, Skye, 1988- author.
Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text portray babies playing with their loved ones.

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