Cultural Stories, Poems and Songs

Featuring Authentic Spanish Literature by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy

Young children will be attentively engaged as they find themselves in the words and pictures presented in this collection of authentic read-aloud stories and traditional Spanish poetry and music. This literature collection includes both English and Spanish versions of the engaging tales perfect for dual-language classrooms. The book collection is supported with a comprehensive, bilingual teaching guide that offers multiple lessons that springboard from each piece of literature. Lessons help young readers develop:

  • vocabulary
  • comprehension strategies
  • fluency
  • phonological awareness
  • phonics
  • writing skills

Video Overview

Listen to more from authors Alma Flor Ada & F. Isabel Campoy

Product Overview

Cultural Stories, Poems and Songs includes:

  • Spanish and English Literature Collection (big books and small books available)
    • Once Upon a Time in Dragon Land
    • Había una vez en Dragolandia
    • The Rooster Who Went to His Uncle’s Wedding
    • El gallo que fue a la boda de su tío
    • The Song of the Teeny Tiny Mosquito
    • El canto del mosquito
    • In the Cow’s Backyard
    • La hamaca de la vaca
    • Cristina and the Frog
    • Cristina y la rana
  • Bilingual Story Folders
    • Half Chicken • Mediopollito
    • My Mother Plants Strawberries • Mi mamá siembra fresas
    • The Corn Seed • Semillita de maíz
  • Bilingual teaching guide (128 pages)
  • Spanish Literacy: Strategies for Young Learners
  • Abeceloco (Spanish alphabet book)
  • Salta, Saltarin (Spanish poetry collection)
  • Cantarín Music CD
  • Bilingual Listening CD
  • Sequence Cards Set
  • Strategy Cards


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