​Así me siento yo
Author: Janan, Copyright @ 2009
Ages 3-8

A través de ilustraciones, texto, color y fuentes para describir la alegría, la desilusión, el enojo, la envidia y otros sentimientos que experimentan los niños, este libro usa palabras y situaciones con las que están familiarizados los niños para describir una amplia gama de emociones, incluso algunas que no se asocian frecuentemente con los niños. El lenguaje que se usa carece de críticas, prejuicios y jerga, y el libro incluye personajes amenos que atraerán tanto a los niños como a las niñas.

¡Atrapa la estrella!
Author: Brenda EhrmantrautCopyright @ 2021

Cuando un soldado se tiene que ir al otro lado del mundo por su trabajo, el y su hijo juegan un juego nocturno con la Estrella del Norte.

¡Atrapa la estrella! es una historia eterna que ayuda a las familias a sentirse conectadas, aun cuando están separadas.


¡Atrapa la estrella! is the Spanish edition of Night Catch by Brenda Ehrmantraut.

When a soldier has to go to the other side of the world for his work, he and his son play a game with the North Star.

¡Atrapa la estrella! is a timeless story that helps families feel connected, even when they are separated.

Captain Mama's Surprise
La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá
Author: Graciela Tiscareno-Sato, Copyright @ 2016
Ages 4-8
In this second book in the Captain Mama series, Marco and his sisters, whose mother is a U.S. Air Force aviator, visit the KC-135 aerial refueling tanker on a field trip with his second grade class. The children and their teachers meet the aircrew and the crew chief, tour the airplane to understand its unique parts and learn what each crew member does as they work together onboard this gas station in the sky. Includes a STEM activity for children to learn basic aircraft terms and structure plus glossaries in Spanish and English of aviation terms in the text.

Good Night Captain Mama
Buenas Noches Capitan Mama
Author: Graciela Tiscareno-Sato, Copyright @2013
Ages 4-8

A little boy named Marco is walking to his bedroom in pajamas carrying his stuffed puppy dog when he notices his mommy in an olive-green military flight suit. His curiosity about the colorful patches on her uniform evolves into a sweet, reassuring bedtime conversation between a military mother and her child about why she serves and what she does in the unusual KC-135R aerial refueling airplane. He drifts off to sleep with thoughts of his mommy in the airplane and the special surprise she gave him stuck to his fleece pajamas.

This unique book was written by a Latina military officer and former aviator. It's the first bilingual children's book, in English and Spanish, about why mommies wear military uniforms and serve in the armed forces.

Taking Flight with Captain Mama/Despegando con Capitán Mamá
Author: Graciela Tiscareno-Sato, Copyright @2023

In the third book of the award-winning, bilingual, Captain Mama aviation series, Marco narrates as he and his classmates take flight on the KC-135R aerial refueling tanker during a class field trip. The students and teachers receive a pre-mission briefing and watch what each crew member does to get the flying gas station ready to fly. In the air, they see the aircrew in action refueling some of the coolest jets in the U.S. Air Force, and witness what happens when an emergency suddenly arises in flight! The book includes an original, bilingual origami jet project, bilingual glossaries, and bilingual educational resources.

Volveré De Nuevo - I Will Come Back
Author: Padgy Soltis, Copyright @ 2021
Ages 2-6

​Volveré De Nuevo es una proclamación conmovedora para los niños que experimentan la dificultad de estar separados de un ser querido. Escrito en un estilo simple y rítmico, este libro es una mirada hermosa y conmovedora al vínculo de la paternidad y cómo ese amor no conoce límites. Los niños disfrutarán de la calidad lírica de la historia, mientras que los padres sentirán el impacto emocional de las palabras.

I Will Come Back is a touching proclamation to children experiencing the difficulty of being separated from a loved one. Written in a simple, rhythmic style, this book is a touching, beautiful look at the bond of parenthood and how that love knows no limits. Children will enjoy the lyrical quality of the story, while parents will feel the emotional impact of the words.
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