5 Inspiring Spanish Books for Kids and Families to Celebrate Women’s History Month

By, LeShawnda Fitzgerald

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Women’s History Month with your kids?

Look no further than these five Spanish books for kids that celebrate the amazing accomplishments of women throughout history!  Click the links to add them to your home library.

Frida Kahlo: A Kids Book About Expressing Yourself Through Art” by Mary Nhin

This colorful book tells the story of the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, who overcame physical challenges to become one of the most celebrated painters of her time. Your kids will love learning about Frida’s unique style and seeing her famous paintings come to life on the pages of this beautifully illustrated book.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?” by Dinah Brown

This inspiring book tells the story of Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who fought for the right to an education in her home country, even in the face of danger. Your kids will be inspired by Malala’s courage and determination to make a difference in the world.

Sofía Valdez, presidenta tal vez (or click Here for the English version Sofia Valdez, Future Prez)” by Andrea Beaty

This fun and engaging book tells the story of a young girl named Sofia Valdez, who decides to make a difference in her community by standing up for what she believes in. Your kids will love following Sofia on her journey to becoming a leader and making a positive change in the world.

My name is Gabriela/Me llamo Gabriela” by Monica Brown

This bilingual children’s book tells the story of Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. This book will inspire kids as it tells the story of a young girl who overcomes adversity through her love of writing and education, ultimately becoming a renowned poet and champion of education for all children.

Esperanza Rising” by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising by Pam Ryan is an inspiring and engaging read that celebrates the strength and resilience of women during challenging times. Set in the 1930s, the story follows the journey of a young girl named Esperanza, who is forced to leave behind her privileged life in Mexico and start anew as a migrant worker in California. Through her struggles and triumphs, Esperanza learns the value of hard work, perseverance, and family.

Esperanza’s story is particularly timely as we celebrate Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and honor the accomplishments and contributions of women throughout history. The book serves as a reminder of the incredible strength and determination of women, even in the face of adversity. It’s a great opportunity for kids and families to learn about the challenges faced by women in the past, and how their resilience and perseverance have shaped history.

Esperanza Rising is a powerful and heartwarming story that is sure to inspire and motivate readers of all ages.

These five Spanish books for kids are a great way to celebrate Women’s History Month and inspire your children to pursue their own dreams and ambitions. Whether your kids are interested in art, politics, or literature, there is a book on this list that is sure to capture their imagination and teach them something new while learning Spanish.


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