Riddles/Adivinanzas by Vita Mones & Eleanor Strauss Rosenast Riddles/Adivinanzas is a series of whimsical, thought provoking riddles that will ignite the imagination of young readers. The book is geared for students age 8 through 11. It can be used as an easy-to-read book for younger students. For older students having difficulties with learning to read, it can be a motivator. Playful illustrations support the text and can be used as an aid in deciphering the meaning of the riddle. In addition, the illustrations can be used as a coloring book. Each riddle is written in both English and Spanish, so that children have fun while learning a new language. Riddles/Adivinanzas is a very useful tool in a bilingual program. Look Inside $10.95
The Little Lost Dog/El perrito perdido by Maria Puncel Alicia hurts her leg and must stay in bed. The neighborhood friends visit her every day. Makoto finds a little lost dog who got hurt. He brings the dog to Alicia's to keep her company. Alicia's mother, who is a nurse, takes care of the dog's wounds. When her father finds the dog's owner, Alicia has to return it. The Little Lost Dog is a story of friendship, solidarity and generosity. Look Inside $14.95
The New Friend/El amigo nuevo by Maria Puncel A new family has moved to the neighborhood. The neighborhood friends wonder where the family comes from. Tito meets the boy who has moved into the house that was empty. His name is Makoto and he is from Japan. Soon Makoto and the neighborhood friends become inseparable. Together, they share games and experiences. The New Friend is a multicultural story about the values of friendship, welcoming and acceptance. Look Inside $14.95
The Prize/El premio by Maria Puncel The school principal receives a letter from the Mayor's Office. The mayor has organized a drawing contest for all the schools in the district. The principal asks the students to draw a picture. Fernando wins first place and receives several gifts that he shares with his classmates. The Prize is a story about friendship and the value of sharing. Look Inside $14.95
The Storm/La tormenta by Maria Puncel The day is bright and sunny. The neighborhood friends are playing in the park. A storm with gusty winds hits the neighborhood. The storm is raging. This is a day the neighborhood friends will always remember. The Storm is a story about friendship and neighborhood solidarity. Look Inside $14.95
The Treasure Hunt/La caza del tesoro by Maria Puncel It is very cold. The park is covered with snow. The neighborhood friends are bored and do not know what game to play. Francisco, Paul's older brother, comes to the rescue. A mysterious adventure awaits them. The Treasure Hunt is a story about the values of being creative and playing games together. Look Inside $14.95