New Bilingual Book Series Celebrates Diversity, Kindness, and Friendship
February 22, 2021 at 23:00 PM EST
A new bilingual book series in many languages published by Language Lizard uses colorful multicultural illustrations and simple text to explain concepts of diversity, kindness, and friendship. Free lesson plans are available to support culturally responsive teaching,
Basking Ridge, United States - February 22, 2021 /PressCable/ —
BASKING RIDGE, NJ – FEBRUARY 23, 2021 – A new series of children’s books in many languages was released today by Independent publisher Language Lizard, LLC (www.LanguageLizard.com). Language Lizard Living in Harmony Books use colorful multicultural illustrations and simple text to explain concepts of diversity, kindness, and friendship. The books come with free multicultural lessons and activities to support diversity education.
The Language Lizard Living in Harmony Book Series consists of three titles:
– Be Kind shows many ways to help others with simple acts of kindness.
– We Can All Be Friends shows how much we have in common even though we are all different.
– Who Are We? helps us to understand and appreciate the diversity in our community.
Language Lizard Living in Harmony Books are currently available in English and in bilingual editions with the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (with Pinyin), German, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Telugu, and Vietnamese.(More languages will be published soon.)
All books include access to free multicultural lesson plans and activities, as well as English audio of the book.
Advance praise for Language Lizard Living in Harmony Book Series:
“The Living in Harmony series of books teaches kids to embrace diversity and act kindly toward others. With its central theme that we all have more similarities than differences, this deceptively simple and endearing series is a valuable resource to cultivate compassion in our children.” – Zeynep Erdil-Moody, Ph.D. , Language Acquisition Specialist
“Beautifully illustrated and strategically organized to honor and leverage linguistic and cultural diversity via representation and inclusion. True ‘windows and mirrors’ books that promote unity amongst diversity!” – Kelly Aldinger, ESL Teacher
“The Living in Harmony books captivate the essence of American diversity. The books beautifully crafted illustrations represent the faces of ALL my students and the simple words teach powerful lessons of kindness, acceptance, understanding, and friendship. Teachers looking to introduce diverse texts for young readers in their classroom libraries, look no further!” – Nikolette Trofa, 4th Grade Teacher
Language Lizard, LLC (www.LanguageLizard.com) is an independent publisher and leading supplier of bilingual products in over 50 languages. The company provides award-winning bilingual books and audio resources to schools, libraries, literacy organizations, and bilingual families. Language Lizard offers culturally responsive teaching materials, multilingual posters, and free multicultural lesson plans to support diverse classrooms and homeschooling families.
Language Lizard Living in Harmony Books are available as English and bilingual paperbacks at www.LanguageLizard.com, Ingram, and bookstores worldwide.
Be Kind by Livia Lemgruber
We Can All Be Friends by Michelle Griffis
Who Are We? by Anneke Forzani, illustrated by Maria Russo
Bilingual editions currently available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (with Pinyin), German, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Telugu, and Vietnamese.
(Contact us about other languages.)
Paperback Price: $16.96
24 Full Illustrated Color Pages
Grade Level K-6
Free downloadable multicultural lessons included.
Release ID: 88997989