Books for Children and Young Adults in Spanish 2023

q LA V IDA DEL DOCTOR MART IN LUTHER KING, JR. Doreen Rappaport I lustrac i ones de Bryan Coll i er Ra p p a p o r t . Co l l i e r LAS PODEROSAS PALABRAS DE MARTIN PODEROSAS PALABRAS DE MARTIN LAS 9781543335842_poderosas-palabras-martin_CVR.indd 2,4 3/12/20 8:57 a. m. Doreen Rappaport Las poderosas palabras de Martin: la vida del doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ILLUSTRATIONS Bryan Collier GR P African Americans / Social Activists / Civil Rights 9781543335842 10" x 11" / 48 pp $15.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / Social Studies Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of MLK’s most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work. Bryan Collier’s stunning collage art combines watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. 2002 CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK; 2002 CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK; CHILD MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF 2001; NTY BOOK REVIEW BEST ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN’S BOOK OF 2001; SLJ STARRED REVIEW; AWARD-WINNING AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES Julia Alvarez El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de la Vieja Belén (Bilingual Edition) The Best Gift of All: The Legend of La Vieja Belén ILLUSTRATIONS Ruddy Núñez GR L Making a Difference / Legends, Myths, and Fables / Caribbean and Latin America 9781631138690 10" x 8" / 32 pp $13.95 / PB Literary & Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Poetry / Narrative Poems 2009 AMÉRICAS AWARD HONORABLE MENTION Renowned Latina author Julia Alvarez recreates the legend of the Dominican folk character La Vieja Belén in this delightful bilingual rhyming story, beautifully illustrated by Dominican artist Ruddy Núñez. Alvarez’s retelling keeps the magic of the traditional account, while contributing a down-to-earth, timely moral: “Of all the gifts you can give, your time is the best.” PURA BELPRÉ HONOR-WINNING AUTHOR Georgina Lázaro León ¡Viva la tortuga! Long Live the Turtle! ILLUSTRATIONS Walter Torres GR M Animal Facts / Reptiles and Amphibians / Endangered Animals and Plants 9781631139680 11" x 8" / 32 pp $12.95 / PB Literary & Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Narrative Poems / Science The turtle in this story will take us on a journey necessary for the survival of her species. With her, we will cross the ocean until we reach the beach where she will lay her eggs. From her efforts, many new little turtles will grow up and continue the cycle begun by their mother. This beautiful and poetic story will help readers understand the importance of protecting endangered species. For other titles in this series, see p. 120. 38 Picture Books 3–5 WWW. LOQUELEO.COM/US BESTSELLERS