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Read with us! This month’s theme is national volunteer month

Our reading theme for the month of April is “national volunteer month”, the perfect time to explore themes of generosity, empathy, and caring for others.

Book lists

December: Holidays around the world

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won’t Want to Miss ‘Twas Nochebuena
2-3 A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa’s Tasty Trip Around the World ¡Qué montón de Tamales!
4-5 What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World  Nueve dias para navidad

January: Voting rights for women

Skill to practice: Ask questions

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 Miss Paul and the President  Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx
2-3 Around America to Win the Vote  My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz
4-5 Elizabeth Leads the Way  Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas who made U.S. History, Sé Audaz! Sé Valiente!: 11 Latinas que hicieron historia en los Estados Unidos

February: Black history month

Skill to practice: Make connections

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 Henry’s Freedom Box  Celebra el Día de Martin Luther King, Jr. con la clase de la Sra. Park
2-3 Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Quién fue Harriet Tubman?
4-5 Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?  ¿Quién fue Martin Luther King, Jr.?

March: Wild weather

Skill to practice: Visualize

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 Weather Words and What they Mean Las Tormentas
2-3 Fly Guy Presents Weather Cambia el tiempo, cambian las estaciones
4-5 Everything Weather El clima y el tiempo

April: National volunteer month

Skill to practice: Predict

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 Have You Filled a Bucket Today?  ¿Has Llenado una Cubeta Hoy?
2-3  The Big Umbrella  La Sombrilla Grande
4-5 Those Shoes  Esos Zapatos

May: Teacher appreciation

Skill to practice: Respond

Grade level English titles Spanish titles
K-1 How Rocket Learned to Read  Roc aprende a leer
2-3  A Letter to My Teacher  The Shark that Taught Me English/El tiburon que me enseno ingles
4-5  Thank you, Mr. Falker  Gracias, Sr. Falker


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