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Inna Nako made a comment on Sue Pak’s review of Fiesta!
Fiesta! by Ginger Foglesong Gibson
" This book looks like a fun read. Also, i think that many children, even if they are not from a Spanish background, might know what a fiesta is. If not ...more "
Some Things Are Scary by Florence Parry Heide
" I think it would definitely work in an ESOL class. The students can definitely engage in text-to-self connnections. They can even express their feelin ...more "
Giraffes Cant Dance by Giles Andreae
" This book would also be fun to act out, that way, if some ELL children are having a hard time understanding the vocab, they can still know what is goi ...more "
El Chino by Allen Say
" This sounds like a great book. I think that it can also relate to the Hispanic culture of bullfighting. Two cultures in one! It would be fun for child ...more "
Everywhere the Cow Says "Moo!" by Ellen Slusky Weinstein
" This is a great book to show that even though many people look different, ultimately we are the same. As a class, you could focus on similaritites of ...more "
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The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
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-this story tells of a Russian Jewish family moving to America and trying to preserve their culture through a quilt
-great to show geneology, for the quilt is handed down from great grandparents and down
-a wonderful idea would be for each ELL child to
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It's a Big World, Little Pig! by Kristi Yamaguchi
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-A little pig travels to a competition and is nervous about not knowing anyone or anything there; but she comes and makes new friends of many nations
-ELLs can share their experience of how they felt moving to someplace new (text to self)
-the book sha
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Whoever You Are by Mem Fox
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-this book is all about diversity
-it shows a variety of cultures and ethnicities and ways they might be different (such as skin color, language, lands..), but throughout it all, we all have the same smiles, laughs, joys, and pains
-great book to intro
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Bringing In the New Year by Grace Lin
Bringing In the New Year
by Grace Lin (Goodreads Author)
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-this book would be great to learn more about the Chinese New Year
-ELLs will be able to relate to this celebration, especailly from the Chinese culture
-a great way to connect is to have the studnets who celebrate this bring in something they own tha
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Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come by Nancy Carlson
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-great bilingual book to share with your kids, especailly Spanish speaking since there is Spanish and English translation
-although it says "kindergarten", i think it is a good idea to substitute any grade level and read it
-ELLs might enjoy this book
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