Very good post!
Since my Guest Author article HERE I have now become a BILINGUAL AUTHOR.
While reading to children at elementary schools, I found that the books available were for and about non-Hispanic children.
I decided to read my bilingual picture books to the children and the response was amazing. Hispanic children actually sat up and listened, and I saw excitement in their faces.
I now have a large number of bilingual picture books, and they are winning awards.
The books deal with bullying, acceptance, fears, change, proper eating, patience, disabilities, teasing, cleanliness, pets, grandparents, etc.
Here is a list:
Animal Stories/Cuentos de Animales
The Spoiled Chick/El Pollito Extraño – an award-winner)
The Smiling Burro/El Burro Sonriente
You Can’t Take the Dinosaur Home/No Puedes Llevarte el Dinosaurio a Casa – won four awards
The Ant Who Can’t/La Hormiga que…
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