24 ARC Press Titles Selected as Spanish Common Core Exemplars

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These 24 Spanish titles are part of the Common Core Exemplar Literature and Informational Texts recommended by the team of experts and educators responsible for the Common Core en español initiative. They were individually reviewed and selected according to each text’s complexity, quality, and unique subject material, from a pool of hundreds of titles. American Reading Company prides itself on our creation of authentic Spanish literature in fiction and nonfiction for emergent and beginner readers.

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1-3 Amarillo

Camiones

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Discover how different trucks help us do our work and all the types of they can carry and move for us.

Delfines

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Traci Dibble

How much do you know about dolphins? In this book you will discover many fascinating facts about their physical characteristics, and what they eat.

La selva tropical

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Robbie Byerly

Trek through a tropical rain forest and discover what awaits you under the trees.

Trabajo

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Kristina Rupp

Everyone works, but what do we use to help us do our work? See all sorts of machines (and even animals) that help make work easier.

1 Verde

¿Qué comen? - En el bosque

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Robbie Byerly

Find out how plants and animals form the intricate food webs of the forest ecosystem. Which animal will come out as the top predator?

Dinosaurios

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Graedon Zorzi

Follow a female tyrannosaurus and learn about her as she hunts for a tasty meal.

Nubes

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & John Bianchi

Bunny and Bird cloud gaze together and see a cloud that turns out to be more than they bargained for.

2 Verde

Aves

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Jayson Fleischer

Discover the world of birds and how they can fly, swim, eat, and care for their babies.

Bebés de oso polar

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Cline

Follow a polar bear as she raises her babies. Learn about the physical characteristics and behaviors that make the polar bear an important factor of the Arctic ecosystem.

Béisbol

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

If you love baseball, this is a book you will be able to read on your own, putting to the test your knowledge about this great sport.

Bosques

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Zorzi

Learn what makes up a forest, see how animals find shelter and food, and why the forest is important to people as well.

Chocolate

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Find out where sweet, delicious chocolate comes from, how it's made, what we make with it.

¿Cómo son las casas en los Estados Unidos? - El nordeste

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Cline

Take a trip through the North East of the USA and discover what kinds of homes and environments families can live in.

Desiertos

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Zorzi

Learn what makes a desert a desert, the water cycle, and how the living things that make it a home survive the extreme and harsh conditions.

Lana

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

This book teaches where wool comes from and the products we make with wool, such as scarves, sweaters, socks and rugs.

Maíz

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Corn is in many kinds of food. Find out where it comes from, how it's grown, and how we use it.

Océanos

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Cline

Dive down under the water of the ocean and find all there is to see beneath the waves.

El pulpo

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gee Johnson

Learn amazing facts about the octopus and its life in the ocean.

Tiburones tigre

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Cline

Become and expert on tiger sharks with this book packed with facts on their characteristics, behavior, life cycle, and diet.

La vida de la tortuga de mar

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Gina Cline

Go with the sea turtle on its journey from egg to baby to adult. What dangers will the babies encounter on their way to adulthood?

1 Azul

Agua

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Where does water come from, how does it go from rain to the ocean and back again, and who uses it? Follow the water cycle and see how we should keep water clean.

Árboles

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Learn about trees, their characteristics, how they grow, and why they are so important to people and other living things.

Cocodrilos

written by Lucía M. Sánchez, Trace Taylor & Robbie Byerly

Reveal the world of the crocodile as you learn about their characteristics, hunting habits, and life cycle.

Viento

written by Lucía M. Sánchez & Trace Taylor

Take a look at how we see the wind as part of our weather, how we make wind, and how it is used.

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