El día de los niños/El día de los libros books for Grades K-5
Posted on April 27, 2021
by Latino Cultural Committee
2021 marks the 25th anniversary of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day). Every year on April 30th, libraries and schools across the country celebrate children, families, and reading while recognizing the importance of literacy for all children of all language and cultural backgrounds. During El día de los niños/El día de los libros an emphasis is placed on sharing books that celebrate diverse cultures, languages and families. This celebration of children and literacy coincides with Día del niño celebrated throughout Mexico and other Latin American countries.
Each of the books listed below celebrates diversity in one way or another. These titles are perfect for sharing with children in grades K-2. They are shorter, illustrated stories that can be read together or independently. We encourage you to talk about the people, heritage and cultures within these stories, and join us in celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros.