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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Libraries: Bilingual Storytimes (English/Spanish)

Resources for library staff serving diverse populations

Bilingual Storytime Kits

Bilingual Storytime Kit 1

Storytime Kit Display

Bilingual Storytime Kit 2

Circulating Bilingual Storytime Kits

Now Available for Check-out!

Three circulating kits with bilingual storytime materials and lesson plans are available for SC public library staff to reserve. Request a kit through our website.

Resources for Bilingual Storytime

Storytime Kit Book List

Kit 1 Book List:

  • Rin, Rin, Rin, Do, Re, Mi by José-Luis Orozco
  • Lola en la biblioteca by Anna McQuinn
  • Lola in the Library by Anna McQuinn
  • Book Fiesta! by Pat Mora
  • ¡El gallo que no se callaba! / The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy
  • Señor Pancho Had a Rancho by René Colato Laínez
  • ¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! / Olinguito, from a to Z! by Lulu Delacre
  • Little Chickies / Los Pollitos by Susie Jaramillo
  • Draw by Raúl Colón
  • Little Elephants / Elefantitos by Susie Jaramillo
  • My Colors, My World / Mis colores, mi mundo by Maya Christina Gonzalez 
  • De Colores: Bright with Colors by David Diaz
  • Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

Kit 2 Book List:

  • Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale by Carmen Agra Deedy
  • Martina una Cucarachita Muy Linda (Un Cuento Cubano) by Carmen Agra Deedy
  • La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya
  • Animal Talk: Mexican Folk Art Animal Sounds by Cynthia Weill
  • Un gato y un perro / A Cat and a Dog by Clair Masurel
  • Perros! ¡Perros! Dogs! Dogs! by Ginger Foglesong Guy
  • Ten Little Puppies / Diez Perritos by Alma Flor Ada
  • Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy
  • Quizás algo hermoso by F. Isabel Campoy
  • Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
  • Colores de la Vida: Mexican Folk Art Colors by Cynthia Weill
  • Wiggling Pockets/Los bolsillos saltarines by Pat Mora
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar/La oruga muy hambrienta by Eric Carle
  • The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez by Colato Lainez


Kit 3 Book List:

  • Call me Tree / Llámame árbol by Maya Christina Gonzalez
  • Hello Ocean / Hola Mar by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Rooster Gallo by Jorge Luján
  • Rudas: Niños horrendous Hermanitas by Yuyi Morales
  • Rubia and the Three Osos by Susan Middleton Elya
  • Gracias / Thanks by Pat Mora
  • Llama, llama, red pajama by Anna Dewdney
  • La llama llama rojo pijama by Anna Dewdney
  • Marta! Big & Small by Jen Arena
  • Maria had a Little Llama / María tenía una llamita by Angela Dominguez
  • Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales
  • What Can You Do With a Paleta? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? by Carmen Tafolla
  • La Tortilla Corredora by Laura Herrera


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