Books for Children and Young Adults in Spanish 2023

Jim Benton 8+ El monstruo Franny K. Stein. El monstruo de calabaza Jim Benton Ilustraciones del autor Franny K. Stein El monstruo de calabaza Jim Benton Ilustraciones del autor Franny K. Stein es una niña especial. Además de estar loca por la ciencia, le gustan las muñecas que expulsan mocos cuando las abrazan y tener murciélagos de mascotas. Como en su nueva escuela todos son diferentes a ella y la rechazan, decide realizar un experimento para convertirse en una niña igual a las demás. Pero dejar de ser uno mismo nunca es buena idea, y Franny lo descubrirá gracias al horroroso monstruo de calabaza. de calabaza Forro_Franny K Stein El monstruo de calabaza II.indd 1 11/05/17 16:39 Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy ¡Sí! Somos latinos Yes! We Are Latinos ILLUSTRATIONS David Díaz GR T Emigration and Immigration / Multicultural / Cultural Heritage 9781622637447 5½" x 9" / 96 pp $15.95 / PB Literary & Informational Text Expository / Social Studies / Narrative Poems Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of Latinos in the US. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth illustrate the Latinos’ quest for identity. Each profile is followed by nonfiction prose that further clarifies the character’s background and history. A JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION, PURA BELPRÉ AND VIRGINIA HAMILTON AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, CALDECOTT MEDAL-WINNING ILLUSTRATOR, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL TOP 10 LATINOTHEMED BOOKS OF 2013, 2014 NCTE NOTABLE POETRY LIST Jim Benton Franny K Stein. El monstruo de calabaza Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist: Lunch Walks Among Us ILLUSTRATIONS By the Author GR O Action and Adventure / School Stories / Humor 9786070133947 5¼" x 8" / 112 pp $12.95 / PB Literary Text Narrative / Stories / Fantasy / Humor Franny K. Stein is not your average girl—she’s a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. The kids in Franny’s class think she’s creepy. Tired of being stared at, Franny decides to attempt her most dangerous experiment yet—she’s going to fit in. MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING AND NYT BEST-SELLING AUTHOR Alma Flor Ada Bajo las palmas reales: una infancia cubana Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba ILLUSTRATIONS Nina Bernett GR R Cultural Heritage / Feelings and Emotions / Family 9781631139710 6" x 9" / 96 pp $13.95/ PB Informational Text Memoirs The author offers young readers an inspiring collection of stories and memoirs drawn from her childhood in Cuba. Heartwarming, poignant, and often humorous, these memories encourage children to discover the stories in their own lives. PURA BELPRÉ AWARD-WINNING TITLE VIRGINIA HAMILTON LITERARY AWARDWINNING AUTHOR María Fernanda Heredia Amigo se escribe con H Friend Is Spelled with Ph ILLUSTRATIONS Carlos Manuel Díaz GR T Friendship / Diseases, Illnesses and Injuries / Kindness 9789580471608 4½" x 7⅞" / 126 pp $12.99 / PB Literary Narrative / Novel / Realistic Fiction It’s normal to be afraid of spiders or ghosts, but how can you be afraid of your own memories? This is something that Antonia ponders while walking to school. A humorous, episodic tale that is peppered with witty dialogue, this book deals with the importance of keeping memories alive, the fear of forgetting, and the bonds between friends. 2003 PREMIO NORMA; PREMIO NACIONAL DE LITERATURA INFANTIL Y JUVENIL DARÍO GUEVARA MAYORGA AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR; 2019 PREMIO FUNDACIÓN CUATROGATOS AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR For other titles in this series, see p. 93. 32 Middle Grade Readers WWW. LOQUELEO.COM/US BESTSELLERS K-8