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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. The kits can be requested through our website.

Booklists, downloadable lesson plans, and other resources are also available below.

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