REFORMA Recommends: Books for Children
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
by: Patricia Valdovinos

Section: REFORMA Recommends

Fall 2019

Patricia Valdovinos is the Multilingual Services Librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library. She is the Vice-President/President-Elect of the Los Angeles Chapter. She served on the Executive Committee as 2017-2019 Member-at-Large Representative, and on the 2019 Pura Belpré Award Selection Committee.

El club de las baby-sitters: El secreto de Stacey

By Ann Martin
April 2019 | Lectorum Pubns (Juv)
9788417708122 | Ages 8-12

Stacey just moved to a new place, and while she has met three new great friends she discovers that there is another rival baby-sitting club. As she deals with many changes, Stacey knows she is able to get through anything with her friends by her side.

El gran día / The Great Day

By François Roussel
January 2019 | Obelisco
9788491451938 | Ages 6-7

This little ladybug must learn to fly like all ladybugs do, but she is scared, terrified even! This gentle book teaches little ones to be independent even when fear is very present.

El libro de los monstruos

By Carlos Bautista Rojas y Mariana Rodriguez Jurado
April 2019 | Alfaguara Infantil
9786073173094 | Ages 8-9

This book portrays mythological creatures from our dreams, past, culture, and folklore. Monsters from stories, television, and even video games are also a part of this descriptive and terrifying book.

Mi papi tiene una moto

By Isabel Quintero
May 2019 | Kokila
9780525554943 | Ages 5-6

As Daisy Ramona rides around with her dad on his motorcycle, she notices that her community and the people around her are changing. Yet, as she continues to appreciate the ride and the bond she has with her Papi, she learns that love will always prosper.

Los superhéroes están en todas partes / Superheroes Are Everywhere

By Kamala Harris
May 2019 | Philomel
9780593113325 | Ages 3-6

Kamala Harris takes the reader through her life as she reminisces on those she looked up to before she became a lawyer and U.S. Senator. Join Harris as she shares her love for superheroes and explains how they are everywhere⁠—in her family, friends, and community!

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