Digging for Words: Educator's Toolkit
Thank you for using Digging for Words in your classroom! Here are some free resources for teachers, librarians, and caregivers.
Watch the video that inspired the book! What details can you see that ended up in Paola Escobar's illustrations?
Click on the image for a printable one-pager on Colombia from CIA's World Factbook. For use with older students.
Click on the image for a print-and-go pdf. This is a fun extension activity for PreK through Grade 3, using both English and Spanish vocabulary from the book.
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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré / Sembrando historias: Pura Belpré bibliotecaria y narradorade cuentos by Anika Aldamuy Denise, illustrated by Paola Escobar
Waiting for the Biblioburro/Esperando el Biblioburro by Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra
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