16 Spanish/ Bilingual Holiday Books Under $15

16 Spanish/ Bilingual  Holiday Books Under $15

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It is time to share books about holidays around the world, create holiday activities and prepare for a well-deserved Winter break for teachers and students as well.  I can't wait for colder weather, hot chocolate, movie nights and curling up with warm blankets. 

      A teacher asked if I knew where to find holiday books in Spanish for her class. So I went on a hunt for the perfect picture books for December for your bilingual classroom. You know, those books about gingerbread men, Christmas trees, and reindeers. I had specific criteria.

  1. They must be in Spanish or English/Spanish.
  2. They must be engaging.
  3. They must have different themes (different holidays)  
  4. They must be below $15     

    16 Spanish or Bilingual Holiday Books under $15

    1. El Mitón by Jan Brett (Spanish), the original version is in English.

    2. Navidad con los abuelos by Sandra Jaramillo Botero(Spanish)

    3. Los renos rebeldes de navidad by Jan Brett (Spanish)

    4. Celebra el año chino con la familia Fong by Alma Flor Ada (Spanish)

    5. The Gingerbread Man, El hombre de de pan de jengibre by Catherine McCafferty (Bilingual) 

    6. ¡Qué montón de tamales! by Gary Soto(Spanish)

    7. ¡Llegó la navidad, David! by David Shannon (Spanish)

    8. Fa La La Tra-la-la by Leslie Patricelli (Bilingual)

    9. El pequeño papá Noel ¡Han robado el correo! (Spanish)

    10. Feliz navidad, Jorge el curioso (Bilingual)

    11. Janúca by Nancy Dickmann (Spanish)


    12. Celebra Kwanzaa con Botitas y sus gatitos by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy(Spanish)

    13.'Twas Nochebuena by Roseanne Greenfrield Thong (Bilingual) This book is in English but has words in Spanish, perfect to introduce new vocabulary to new Spanish learners. 


    14. Si llevas un ratón al cine by Laura Numeroff (Spanish)

    15. ¡Ya llegan los reyes magos! by Georgina Lazaro (Spanish)

    15. A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas
    by Pat Mora (English and Spanish)

    Juliana Shoumbert

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