Plants: Bilingual Books for Kids

From the life cycle that starts with a seed to the conditions it takes to grow healthy plants, these books offer a great introduction to the world of plants!

Good Work: Plant Life (TIME For Kids Informational Text)

Age Level: 6-9
Language: Spanish

This picture book teaches young readers what plants need to grow. Featuring vivid images and simple, repetitive phrases, students will be eager to learn about what plants need to grow. This title correlates to Next Generation Science Standards with a focus on plants.

Growing An Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son

Father and son planting in garden
Age Level: 6-9
Language: Spanish

Today is a big day — the first time Juanito gets to help his papi on the job as a landscape architect! Throughout the day, Juanito sketches anything that catches his eye: a nest full of baby birds, a nursery with row upon row of plants and flowers, and more. Father and son travel from house to house, pruning, weeding, mowing, and turning overgrown and chaotic yards into beautiful spaces. A few of the clients don’t appreciate Papi’s hard work, like Juanito’s classmate who pretends not to see him. But Papi always feels pride in owning his own business and in a job well done.

Pumpkin (Life Cycle of...)

Age Level: 6-9
Language: Spanish

"These titles explain the life cycles of three plants in brightly illustrated narratives. From seed to seedling, vine, and finally full-grown fruit, the life cycle of the pumpkin is clearly and colorfully described. Bright and engaging full-color photographs amplify the text on each page." — School Library Journal

What is a Plant? (The Science of Living Things)

Photograph of a sunflower
Age Level: 6-9
Language: Spanish

Product Description: Plants provide people and animals with food, shelter, and even oxygen. Plants help us live and grow, but how does a plant grow? Where do plants grow? This title introduces young readers to a variety of plant types, including ferns, carnivorous plants, mosses, and trees and explains photosynthesis, different methods of reproduction, how seeds germinate and grow, which types of plants grow in different climates, and how plants defend themselves.