Santillana USA is the largest educational publisher in the Spanish-speaking world, and their mission is to make learning and teaching English and Spanish an experience that is motivating, enriching, and effective for both teachers and students. In a collaborative effort with authors, editors, teachers, and students, Santillana creates instructional materials that meet needs of modern-day students throughout the United States, and strive to bring the best education to students in both languages.
This PreK-2 package includes audio for Spanish and English titles written at grade level, and covers a diverse set of topics including fiction as well as non-fiction aligned to curriculum
El susto de los fantasmas
Two ghosts scared of a storm? Who ever heard of such a thing? They find the perfect hiding place.
Una extraña visita
Meet the strangest musicians you have ever heard in this book of rhyming and repeated text.
¡Juguemos al fútbol y al football!
Carlos is not sure that his favorite sport can be played with an oval-shaped ball. Chris is not sure that it can be played with a round ball. It may not be a good idea to play with a kid who is so different! He doesn't even know how to play this game! Wait-it looks kind of fun! Let's give it a try!
Ricitos de Oro y los tres osos
The little girl was walking through the woods when she found a pretty little house. The girl opened the door and walked into the house . . . and what a mess she got herself into!
Celebra el Cuatro de Julio con Campeón, el glotón
It is the 4th of July, and a family prepares to go for a picnic. Champ, the family dog—who does not want to miss the celebration—secretly hides inside the food basket. When they arrive at the park, Champ has a feast of his own with other dogs that have arrived with other families. The family is left without food, so the other families share their meals; and they all end up celebrating together. Contains an informative section on the Fourth of July.
Most appropriate for grades 3-7, these titles are offered in the popular dual language format (with separate books for the English and Spanish versions). These titles tend to be a little longer and lean more towards fiction and cultural stories.
El pájaro mosca
If you hear a soft hum and suddenly see a tiny bird—so tiny that it would easily fit inside a chicken’s egg—then you have been lucky enough to see a bee hummingbird, the tiniest bird in the world. In spite of its speed, this beautiful animal has been captured on these pages, and it also has a story to tell you.
Un bosque para la mariposa monarca
Did you know that the monarch butterflies that return to Canada after their long annual trip and four-month hibernation in Mexico are the great-granddaughters of the ones that began the journey? Read this book to learn more about these incredible creatures.
Ojos del jaguar
Many pre-Columbian civilizations of today’s Latin America were very advanced for their times. You will read about their progress in agriculture, their research and understanding of medicinal plants, architecture, and astronomy, their intricate writing systems, and their prodigious literary and artistic productions. The text is easy to read and poetic.
Escenario de Polichinela
Break a leg! Your cast members will keep their audiences on the edge of their seats as they act out a theatrical trio: "Christmas Presents," "Charlotte's Bicycle," and "Goldie Hen." Each play has a surprising climax.
María: una niña latina en Estados Unidos
An eleven-year-old girl, born in the U.S. into a family of Mexican immigrants, writes her autobiography to comply with a school assignment. Maria’s vibrant story promotes cultural and racial pride, self-acceptance, racial and gender equality, multiculturalism, writing as a key to self-understanding, and family ties.