New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

November 8, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Los Tipos Malos en misión improbable

November 7, 2019
Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.
138 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
"Scholastic en español"--Cover.
"Originally published in English as The Bad Guys in Mission Unpluckable."--Title page verso.
¿La nueva misión de los tipos malos? Rescatar a 10.000 pollos de una granja avícola de alta seguridad, Pero tendrán que enfrentar Rayos Láser poderosos, a una enérgica Tranántula y al mismísimo Sr. Culebra, conocido también como "El devorador de pollos". ¿Cuál es la probabilidad de que algo salga mal?

Lejos = Far

November 4, 2019
Herrera, Juan Felipe, author.
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Cover title.
"En español. In English."
A country boy leaves home to visit the far-off city and the seashore even farther away as he enjoys a vacation with his father.

Frozen II

October 28, 2019
Cregg, R. J., author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 21 cm
At head of title: Disney.
"Español & English! bilingual bilingüe"--Cover.
"When Elsa's powers awaken the spirits of nature, she journeys to the Enchanted Forest with Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven to uncover mysteries about Arendelle's past."--Back cover.

Frozen II. Un viaje juntos y separados = Journey together and apart

October 28, 2019
Cregg, R. J., author.
New York, NY : BuzzPop, [2019]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
At head of title: Disney.
"Español & English bilingual bilingüe"--Cover.
Elsa is confident, but Anna is worried. Find other opposites in their journey to the Enchanted Forest with Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf!

Dias y dias

October 25, 2019
Gibson, Ginger Foglesong, author.
New York : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
In this bilingual story that introduces descriptive adjectives, words for the weather, months, and a child's seasonal wardrobe, children enjoy what makes each season special.

When Julia danced bomba

October 22, 2019
Ortiz, Raquel M., author.
Houston, TX : Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Young Julia struggles with the steps to the Afro-Puerto Rican dance known as bomba, but when she stops trying so hard and listens and feels the beat of the drums, she is able to relax, enjoy herself, and do the steps perfectly.

Blueberry patch = Meennunyakaa

October 21, 2019
Leason, Jennifer, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves there with him. The Elder's stories offer a journey back in time and are complemented by images of fields of plump blueberries, tall green grass, bannock baking over an open fire, clear freshwater streams and the tents the people slept in" -- Provided by publisher.

El crossover

October 9, 2019
Alexander, Kwame, author.
249 pages ; 20 cm
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Zhu Ruifu de you yong ke

October 3, 2019
|6880-01 Lai, Xiaoyan, author.
|6880-04 Taibei Shi : Qin zi tian xia gu fen you xian gong si, 2018.
37 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.).

Ngày bút sáp màu tr̉ơ v̂è

October 3, 2019
Daywalt, Drew, author.
1 volume, unpaged : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Translation of: The day the crayons came home.

Shen ju kuai ben

October 3, 2019
|6880-01 Chen, Jiang Hong, 1963-
|6880-03 Xin bei shi : Wei bo wen hua guo ji chu ban you xian gong si, 2019.
[34] p. : col.ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.

Ming's adventure with Confucius in Qufu : a story in English and Chinese

October 2, 2019
Li, Jian (Art teacher), illustrator.
New York, NY : Better Link Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
After finding out that Ming is learning the teachings of Confucius or Master Kong in school, his parents decide to take him on a special trip to Qufu where he is magically transported back to the past and meets the famous philosopher.

Hon no niwa

October 2, 2019
|6880-01 Miyazaki, Hirokazu, 1951- author.
32 unnumbered pages ; 27 cm

Inai inai bā

October 2, 2019
|6880-01 Imoto, Yōko, 1944-
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Kōdansha, 2018.
16 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
|6880-05 Originally published in 1993.
A series of friendly animals play peek-a-boo with the reader.

La gran fiesta de los olores

October 1, 2019
Mena, Pato, 1980- author, illustrator.
[Málaga, Spain] : NubeOcho, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Since moles cannot see very well, but have a very strongly developed sense of smell, Topo Maravilla throws a costume party where his friends disguise themselves with the odors of other animals, but a hungry weasel is there, too.

Solo pregunta! : sé diferente, sé valiente, sé tú

September 26, 2019
Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954- author.
New York : Philomel Books, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Sonia y sus amigos siembran un jardín, y cada uno contribuye a su manera.

Ādamī ate kuttā : Līo Ṭālasaṭāe dīāṃ bacciāṃ laī saṃsāra prasiddha kahāṇīāṃ

September 13, 2019
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910, author.
Baranālā : Tarakabhāratī Prakāshana, 2018.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally in Russian.
Billī ate bheḍū -- Kharagosha -- Mora -- Batera ate shikārī -- Ciṛīāṃ -- Bāza ate kabūtara -- Cammagiddaṛa -- Kañjūsa -- Ājaṛī -- Kuttā ate cora -- Dukānadāra te cora.
Children's short stories.

Guṭakā billī, śaṅku billī

September 13, 2019
|6880-01 Praba Ram, author.
Bengaluru : Pratham Books, 2017.
12 pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 22 cm
Translation of: Cube cat, cone cat.
Children's story.
The cat in this book loves shapes. Have fun following the cat and his little friend and look at all the shapes that they see.

Mujercitas = Little women

September 12, 2019
Alatorre, Mariana, author.
México, D.F. : Selector, 2017.
83 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Presents an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel, which chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

See the colors : sign language for colors

September 11, 2019
Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.
Edina, Minn. : Magic Wagon, ©2010.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.
Includes "alphabet handshapes;" American Sign Language glossary, fun facts, and activities; further reading and web sites.
"Looking glass library"--Page [4] cover.
Uses playful stories to teach American Sign Language signs for colors such as red, blue, and green.

Daniel and Ismail

August 26, 2019
Iglesias, Juan Pablo (Engineer), author.
Brooklyn, NY : Restless Books, Inc., 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Title presented in English, Hebrew and Arabic on the cover, spine and title page.
First published as "Iguales a 1" by Ediciones SM Chile, Santiago de Chile, 2016.
Daniel and Ismail, one Jewish and the other Palestinian, don’t know each other yet, but they have more in common than they know. They meet by chance on a soccer field, and they soon begin to play together and show off the tricks they can do. That night, Daniel and Ismail have nightmares about what they have seen on the news and heard from adults about the other group. But the next day, they find each other in the park and get back to what really matters: having fun and playing the game they both love.

Les misérables : a French language primer

August 23, 2019
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
"A BabyLit book."
Pictures labeled in English and French introduce the characters found in Victor Hugo's classic "Les Misérables."

En casa con Maisy : mis primeras palabras

August 22, 2019
Cousins, Lucy, author, illustrator.
Barcelona : Beascoa/Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"¡Un libro de primeras palabras con Maisy, la ratoncita más entrañable! Descubre cómo es el hogar de Maisy a la vez que aprendes vocabulario relacionado con las partes de una casa. ¿Qué le gusta hacer a la ratoncita en casa? Desde sus juguetes a sus mascotas favoritas, ¡Maisy te lo cuenta todo! Ideal para bebés a partir de diez meses. ¡Su formato con pestaña gruesas les resultará muy fácil de manejar!"--Back cover.

Un día con Maisy

August 15, 2019
Cousins, Lucy.
Barcelona : Penguin Random House, ©1999.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
"Descubre cómo es un día en la vida Maisy a la vez que aprendes vocabulario relacionado con las tareas cotidianas. ¿Qué es lo que más divierte a Maisy? ¿Será ir al parque, a la playa o jugar con los animales en el establo? Ideal para bebés a partir de diez meses. ¡Su formato con pestañas gruesas les resultará muy fácil de manejar!"--Provided by publisher.

Qué juguete? = What toy?

August 12, 2019
Cregg, R. J., author.
New York, NY : BuzzPop, 2019.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Pixar Toy story 4.
"Español & English bilingual bilingüe"--Cover.
Woody goes on a mission to save Bonnie's newest toy--Forky, a toy she created using a fork.


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