Check out the following the following free resources which can be used in schools, libraries, and homes! I’ll be adding more as they become available.
Resources for Books for kids ages 4-8:
Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela!
I created this free downloadable guide for use with the book. It includes reading questions and extension activities, as well as a recipe for Colombian buñuelos, an Año Viejo craft, and a word search!
TeachingBooks’ page for Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela! includes original resources, about the authors section, author interviews, and more!
Also, check out this fun read aloud from Kid Time Story Time!
Isabel and Her Colores Go to School
Sleeping Bear Press created this free downloadable guide for use with the book. It includes discussion guide, new student notes, feelings map, and more. They also created a fun bookmark activity for kids to color that’s easy to download and print!
TeachingBooks’ page for Isabel and Her Colores Go to School includes original resources, about the authors section, author interviews, and more!
Also check out this free downloadable resource from Mundo de Pepita for elementary Spanish teachers!
Isabel’s book trailer, created by my son:
Fun read-aloud from Tu ē Yo Reading Adventures:
Books for kids ages 8-12
The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía
Simon & Schuster has provided a wonderful reading group guide, written by Cynthia Medrano, Librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and committee member of Rise: A Feminist Book Project.
Teaching Books also has great resources for The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía, including Meet the Author, Story Map Lesson, Cultural Representation Reflection, Fairy Tales/Folklore Lesson, and more. There’s also a Meet the Author recording, a guest blog post I did, and an audio on how to pronounce my name.
Check out SimonKids’ Read & Learn series some background information about the book as well as a reading from the first chapter!