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Martínez, Rueben

Summary: A collection of seven traditional tales from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain retold in English and Spanish. Includes notes about each story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 MAR

Seuss

Summary: Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by a cat who shows them tricks and games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beginner Books 1967

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 SEU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468.2 SEU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468.2 SEU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH SEU

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Summary: A princess takes refuge from her wicked stepmother in the forest cottage of seven dwarfs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Ehlert, Lois.

Summary: An adaptation of the Peruvian folktale in which Fox and Mole try to climb to the moon on a rope woven of grass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyager Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J 398.2 SPANISH EHL

Summary: A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Carle, Eric.

Summary: Young children learn to differentiate between circles, squares, triangles, and other forms by matching familiar objects with silhouetted counterparts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: BOARD CAR

Summary: Retells the story of Rapunzel, who is locked in a witch's tower in a faraway wood and visited by a young prince.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Ehlert, Lois.

Summary: An adaptation of the Peruvian folktale in which Fox and Mole try to climb to the moon on a rope woven of grass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.24 EHL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 468 EHL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EHL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Ehlert 1992

Roth, Rita.

Summary: Presents a collection of thirteen Sephardic folk tales based on tales collected by the Israel Folktales Archives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Publication Society 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 ROT

Olstein, Lisa

Summary: "Pain Studies is a book-length lyric essay at the intersection of pain, perception, and language. Through the prism of migraine, Pain Studies episodically and idiosyncratically explores personal, cultural, medical, and literary histories of pain--how we experience, express, treat, and mistreat it--and undertakes extended engagements with a range of sources including the trial testimony of Joan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Hodges, Margaret

Summary: Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1984

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HOD

Summary: Presented by sculptor Antony Gormley, this program was created to complement the 2002-3 exhibition of Aztec culture at London's Royal Academy. Many of the incredible works loaned to the exhibit are shown, along with sculptures and artifacts filmed in Mexico City and at important Aztec sites. Leading scholars and curators explore how the nomadic Aztecs drew inspiration from earlier cultures. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With the arrival of the conquistadors, many ancient Mesoamerican rituals were absorbed into Christian holidays. This program examines a collection of sacred, social, and artistic traditions that survived European assimilation and now compose one of Mexico's most important annual festivals. The film follows the travels and experiences of a young Purepecha artisan, her grandmother, and their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: These 27 world-famous fairy tales have inspired countless adaptations in many languages and all public media and have, for millions of people, become an integral part of childhood. Included are such favorites as "Hansel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Snow White" as well as less familiar ones: "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications, Inc. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 GRI

Summary: The 20,000-year-old caves of Altamira are among the greatest and the least known of the monuments of prehistory. Closed to visitors to prevent disintegration through pollution, the caves are known only through a replica located in the Archaeological Museum in Madrid. This tour of Altamira shows the cave paintings in their extraordinary power as they depict the daily life of Magdalenian people...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Beowulf and Grendel are in war-torn Spain, where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious, and the bulls run wild. Amidst it all comes a young knight named Rodrigo, who fights for the name he's lost, the land he loves, and the virtue they've both forgotten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2018

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Hayes, Joe.

Summary: A collection of classic tales from New Mexico, including "Pedro and Diablo," "La Hormiguita," "La Llorona," and "Juan Camisón," in both Spanish and English.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2003

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Manso, Susana Madinabeitia

Summary: A boy describes different things that happen in the springtime, from rainbows in the sky to birds singing, and declares he wants to imitate them and that he will do each activity well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Manatee Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: BOARD SPANISH MAN

Hayes, Joe.

Summary: A retelling of the story of two sisters who do not obey their father and are carried off into the mountains by El Cucuy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 Hay Spanish

Rohmer, Harriet.

Summary: A bilingual folk tale from Nicaragua about a well-meaning man who can't figure out how to make changes in his life until his niece, Ambrosia, show him how.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press 1989

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 ROH

Zhang, Song Nan

Summary: A folktale based on a poem from the Sung Dynasty in which a young girl disguises herself as a man and leads the army of China to victory over the enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Asian Publications 1998

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Summary: Set in the 1960s, viewers are taken behind the glamor of Pan Am airlines and into the lives of the pilots and flight attendants that made the airline the preferred way to fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAN

Milligan, Bryce

Summary: Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a mysterious gift, and a prophecy on the night of her birth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 MIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Milli

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