Recommended Home Language Texts

Click on the tabs below to see some recommended texts in that language for home use. You can also download a pdf of all the books listed here.

 

ARABIC

TITLE

AUTHOR

TEXT TYPE

LEXILE MEASURE

PRICE

Al-Amir Al Saghir Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Literature $5.97
Carrying Gwenyth Swaiin and Ahmed Al-Hamdi Informational text $7.96
Eating Gwenyth Swaiin and Ahmed Al-Hamdi Informational text $7.96
My Arabic Library Scholastic Literature (varies)

 

 

BANGLA

TITLE

AUTHOR

TEXT TYPE

PRICE

Batul Samagra Debnath Narayan Literature (Comic) $46.00
Byomkesh Samagra Saradindu Bandyopadhyay Literature $45.00
Feluda Samagra Satyajit Ray Literature $100.00
GoNsaai Baagaaner Bhut Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay Literature (Comic) $10.00
Mamy Wata and the Monster Veronique Tadjo Literature $7.96
Pagla Dashu Sukumar Ray Literature (Comic) $7.50
Raj Kahini Abanindranath Tagore Literature $6.00
Thakurmar Jhuli Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar Literature $12.50
The Tamarind Tree Lata Mani Literature (varies)

 

 

FRENCH

TITLE

AUTHOR

TEXT TYPE

PRICE

Aya Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie Literature $35.16
Blanc comme neige Jean-Paul Nozière Literature $4.76
C’est l’heure du bain, Pénélope! Anne Gutman Literature $3.96
Ce qu’ils n’ont pas pu nous prendre Ruta Sepetys Literature $19.17
Contes et légendes d’Afrique d’ouest en est Yves Pinguilly and Cathy Millet Literature $13.56
Corps humain Informational text $10.36
Fourmis-Imagerie Animale Sabine Boccador Informational text $10.77
L’enfant et la rivière Henri Bosco Literature $11.96
L’odyssée de la Pierre de Sang Jamila Gavin Literature $10.20
L’Oiseau philosophie Gilles Deleuze Literature $11.97
La sorcière de la rue Mouffetard Pierre Gripari Literature $7.77
Larousse Junior de la Mythologie Edith Flamarion Reference $33.56
Le défi Marie Leymarie Literature $10.36
Les échasses rouges Éric Puybaret Literature $11.16
La nature: mes petits imagier sonores Marion Billet Literature $13.77
Prisonnier á Dieppe Hugh Brewster Literature $20.76
Le Petit Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Literature $24.76
Solange Et L’Ange Thierry Magnier Literature $7.77
T’choupi a Peur de l’Orage Thierry Courtin Literature $7.17
Yakouba Thierry Dedieu Literature $9.57
Zékéyé et le crocodile Nathalie Dieterle Literature $8.97

 

 

SPANISH

TITLE

AUTHOR

TEXT TYPE

PRICE

Abuela Arthur Dorros Literature $6.39
Abuelita Opalina María Punzel Literature $12.76
Ah, pajarita si yo pudiera Ana María Machado Literature $9.56
Amigos del otro lado/Friends from the other side Gloria Anzaldúa Literature $6.36
¡Azucar! Ivar Da Coll, Ivar Coll Literature $11.99 Barnes and Noble
Bebés del mundo/Global babies Global Fund for Children Informational text and photos $5.56
César Chávez: La lucha por la justicia Richard Griswold del Castillo Illustrated biography $11.96
Chomsky para principiantes David Cogswell Informational text $7.16
Juegos del hambre Suzanne Collins Literature $34.17
Cosechando esperanza: la historia de César Chávez Kathleen Krull Illustrated biography $4.20
Cuentos, mitos y leyendas para niños de América Latina Literature $5.37
Devolver al remitente Julia Álvarez Literature $4.19
Día de mercado Lois Ehlert Literature and folk art $5.60
El Gran Capoquero (The Great Kapok Tree)(Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Spanish Edition) Lynn Cherry Fiction/Science/SS $12.73
El pan de la guerra Deborah Ellis Literature $7.16
El Pelotero Agresivo Con Un Corazon Noble Felix Millan, Faelix Millaan, Jane Allen Quevedo Bio $16.56
El sabor de África: historias de aquí y de allá Joel Rufino dos Santos Literature $5.99
El soñador Pam Munoz Ryan Literature $5.59
El universo Agnes Vandewiele Informational text $12.95
En busca de milagros Julia Álvarez Literature $3.90
En el desierto Paul Bennett Informational text $6.95
Estrellita says good-bye to her island/Estrellita se despide de su isla Samuel Caraballo Literature $14.95
Fiesta femenina Mary-Joan Gerson Literature $19.99
Hairs-Pelitos Sandra Cisneros Literature(bilingual) $5.71
Ida B… y sus planes para potenciar la diversión, evitar desastres y (posiblemente) salvar el mundo Katherine Hannigan Literature $5.99
La composición Antonio Skármeta Literature $10.99
Lo que cuentan los guaraníes Miguel Palermo Literature $18.95
Los mejores relatos de Roald Dahl Roald Dahl Literature $19.95
Mitología mexicana para niños Gabriela Santana Literature $11.95
Mitos, cuentos y leyendas de los cinco continentes José Manuel de Prada Samper Literature $29.95
Popol Vuj Víctor Montejo Literature $9.95
¿Quién cuenta las estrellas? Lois Lowry Literature $14.95
Se llamaba Luis Marina Mayoral Literature $16.45
Senderos fronterizos Francisco Jiménez Literature $6.95
Sonatina Rubén Darío Literature $29.95
Sueño en El Yunque Graciela Rodríguez Martino Literature $18.95
Suki Matthew Lipman Literature $28.95
The desert is my mother/El desierto es mi madre Pat Mora Literature $14.95
Tomando partido Gary Soto Literature $9.95
Un sillón para mi mamá Vera B. Williams Literature $6.99
Usar la tierra Sharon Katz Cooper Literature $6.49
Vuelo del Quetzal Alma Flor Ada Literature $16.95

 

 

 

Haitian Creole

TITLE

AUTHOR

TEXT TYPE

PRICE

Lafanmi Bonplezi Maude Heurtelou Literature $15
Fos Lawouze Maude Heurtelou Literature $10
Ti Belo ak Ti Pye Zoranj M.M Jean Gilles folktale $14.50
Konpe Chat ak Konpe Chen Fedo Bwaye Folktale $5
Iswa ak Kont Kreyol Maud P. Fontus short stories and folktales $7.50
bouki ak Malis, a collection of Haitian Folktales Bob Lapierre Folktales $12