What We Read: Central America and the Caribbean

My 5-year old son and I are studying geography and reading books from different countries. This week we're in Central America and the Caribbean.

Welcome, Brown Bird Welcome, Brown Bird
by Mary Lyn Ray

Caribbean Journey from A to YCaribbean Journey from A to Y
by Mario Picayo

The Bossy Gallito: A Traditional Cuban Folk TaleThe Bossy Gallito: A Traditional Cuban Folk Tale
by Lucia M. Gonzalez; illustrated by Lulu Delacre
Recommended Age: 6
Category: Cuba
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The Good GardenThe Good Garden
by Katie Smith Milway
Category: Honduras

Mama & Papa Have A StoreMama & Papa Have A Store
by Amelia Lau Carling
Category: Guatemala

The Mysteries of The Bermuda TriangleThe Mysteries of The Bermuda Triangle
by Jeff Belanger

The Panama CanalThe Panama Canal
by Elizabeth Mann
Category: Panama

The Lion Storyteller Bedtime BookRabbit and Tiger Save the World
Tiger Gets Stuck
Tiger and the Storm
Tiger Tries to Cheat
Tiger Eats a Monkey:

The Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book
by Bob Hartman
Recommended Age: 5
Category: Puerto Rico
Also: Sonlight Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
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Around the World in 80 TalesAnansi and the Plantains
The Half Chick
The Charcoal Seller’s Son
The Golden Horseshoe:

Around the World in 80 Tales
by Saviour Pirotta
Category: Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala
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Category: Geography, What We Read

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