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
Vuelo del quetzal
From the Amazon rain forest to the Atacama desert, Latin America is without rival in its natural beauty, geographical jewels, and incredible variety of flora and fauna. The poetic flow of the text and the color illustrations take readers on a voyage into the wonders found south of the border.
Celebra un powwow con Sandy Starbright
It’s Sandy’s birthday and she and her family are getting ready to travel for a powwow. Before leaving the house and along the way, Sandy receives several birthday presents from her relatives. To her surprise, all her presents together make up a beautiful costume for a traditional dance she will perform at the powwow. Includes an informative section about powwows.
Después de la tormenta
In the aftermath of a storm, a plucky seed survives and teaches readers about how seeds become flowers.
Azul y verde
Beautiful works of art by renowned artists such as Diego Velázquez, Carmen Lomas Garza, Héctor Poleo, Roberto Benítez, and Luis Jaso provide opportunities to learn the days of the week and the seasons of the year in a unique way.
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.
Don Quijote para siempre
An old man from La Mancha goes crazy after reading too many books about knights and chivalry. Believing himself one of those heroes, he leaves to travel all around Castilla in search of adventures with his squire, Sancho. With this book written in verse, children will start to connect with one of the most important works in world literature: Don Quijote de la Mancha.
Brocha y pincel
Introduce your readers to the marvelous works of world famous Hispanic artists Joan Miró, Ramón de la Sagra, Fernando Botero, Francisco de Goya, Pablo Picasso, Amado Peña, Frida Kahlo, Hannah Zubizarreta, and Roberto Benítez.
En alas del cóndor
Take a journey into the remarkable history and culture of Spanish-speaking lands. You will find that the people are tenacious, industrious, wise, and creative as you marvel at well-known Hispanic artists' extraordinary illustrations.
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.
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.