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El dia que nevaron tortillas (Spanish)

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Los niños de todas las edades constantemente le preguntan a Joe Hayes, “¿Cómo pueden nevar tortillas? Bueno pues ahora van a saber donde encontrar la respuesta. Por fin, el distintivo libro EL DÍA QUE NEVARON TORTILLAS, ¡está disponible en una nueva edición bilingüe! Los lectores de todas las edades se deleitarán con éstas mágicas historias. En la historia titular, por ejemplo, una astuta mujer salva a su marido, que no era muy inteligente, de una banda de ladrones. ¡Hace creer al viejo hombre que nevaron tortilla durante la noche!

El dia que nevaron tortillas (Spanish)

Cuidado con las mujeres astutas! (Spanish)

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Las historias de esta colección, escritas en español e inglés, conmemoran la fortaleza de la mujer según el folclore hispano del norte de Nuevo México. El libro cuenta con bellas ilustraciones de Vicki Trego Hill e incluye el relato más famoso de Joe, ”El día que nevaron tortillas”.

Cuidado con las mujeres astutas! (Spanish)

Un tiempo perfecto para soñar (Spanish)

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An old man tells his granddaughter about the nine most beautiful dreams of his lifetime.
So, what exactly is the perfect season for dreaming?

For Octavia Rivera, it’s summer, when the sky is so blue and a few lovely clouds come floating along to decorate it.

It turns out that Octavio Rivera is a beautiful dreamer. And on these first long days of summer, he is visited by some very interesting dreams. But Octavio doesn’t tell anyone about his dreams, not after the first one, not after the second, not after the next or the next or the next.

Un tiempo perfecto para soñar (Spanish)

Spoon for Every Bite, A (Spanish/English)

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The rich man laughed aloud. "You had only two spoons! And you bought a third one for me to eat with! Why, I have so many spoons I could us a different one each day of the year if I wished to."

Spoon for Every Bite, A (Spanish/English)

Sí, se puede! / Yes, We Can! (Spanish)

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Carlitos’ mother is a janitor. Every night while he sleeps, his mother cleans in one of the skyscrapers in downtown L.A. One night, his mamá explains that she can’t make enough money to support him and his abuelita the way she needs to unless she makes more money as a janitor. She and the other janitors have decided to go on strike. Will he support her and help her all he can? Of course, Carlitos wants to help but he cannot think of a way until he sees his mother on TV making a speech in support of the strike. Finally, Carlitos knows how he can show his mamá how proud he is of her.

Sí, se puede! / Yes, We Can! (Spanish)