I try to read to my kids every single day, but I must confess that ever since they got out of school for the summer, I haven't been too consistent. With about six weeks left of summer, I figured it'd be a great idea to go around looking for bilingual or Spanish books about this season to get back into the habit of reading to them again. 

Check out the one's I found:

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From the Bellybutton of the Moon: And Other Summer Poems/Del Ombligo de la Luna: Y Otros Poemas de Verano 1

From the Bellybutton of the Moon: And Other Summer Poems/Del Ombligo de la Luna: Y Otros Poemas de Verano

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Written by one of my favorite Latino authors, Francisco X. Alarcón, and illustrated by the mega talented Maya Christina González, this books contains beautiful poems about the summer and gorgeous illustrations to go with them. Amazon, $7.95

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What Can You Do With a Paleta?/¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? 2

What Can You Do With a Paleta?/¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta?

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First of all, if your child hasn't had a paleta this summer, he's missing out! Author Carmen Tafolla writes about all the things children can do with a paleta and in the process she introduces readers to a Latino neighborhood in all its splendor. Amazon, $11.99

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The Last Day of Summer/El Ultimo Dia De Verano 3

The Last Day of Summer/El Ultimo Dia De Verano

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Although not bilingual, this cute, little book written by Cristina Pérez Navarro is about the adventures of a little boy the last day of summer. Amazon, $10.41

The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol 4

The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol

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I love leyendas and this one written by Alma Flor Ada tells the story of a little lizard who does everything she can to bring back light and warmth to ancient Mexico after the sun disappears. Amazon, $7.19

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Clifford y el verano caluroso 5

Clifford y el verano caluroso

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What little kid doesn't like Clifford the Big Red Dog? In this book, Clifford tries to figure out how to cool off during one of summer's hottest days. Amazon, $2.88