Engaging and Advancing Community-Centered Teacher Development

For National Book Month, we reached out to members of the EL community for their recommendations of books that promote and encourage family engagement and literacy at home. Check out the titles they suggested below:

“My Abuelita” By Tony Johnston (2009). Recommended for K-2 grades.

"My Abuelita" By Tony Johnston


“Family Math” By Stenmark, Thompson, and Cossey (1986). Recommended for all levels.

Family Math


“I Can Read It!” By Holzmann and Lilly (Multiple Publications). Recommended for K-2.

"I Can Read It"


“I Love Saturdays y domingos” By Alma Flor Ada (2004). Recommended for K-2.

"I Love Saturdays y domingos"


“Mango, Abuela, and Me” By Meg Medina (2017). Recommended for K-2.

"Mango, Abuela, and Me"


“Cuadros de Familia” By Carmen Lomas Garza (2005). Recommended for  K-5.

"Cuadros de Familia"


“Yo Soy Muslim” By Mark Gonzalez (2017). Recommended for K-5

"Yo Soy Muslim"