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Chinese

ChengyuStoriesChineseIdioms.jpg - This site contains a collection of Chengyu stories based on Chinese idioms. Each story shows the stroke order for writing out the idiom, contains pin yin for each character, and allows students to roll over the text for an English translation.

IndexOfChineseFables.jpg - Wonderful collection of short, culturally authentic fables grounded in Chinese proverbs and narrated very slowly in Chinese by a native speaker from Wellesley College. Each fable is accompanied by drawings that support comprehension, as well as a short sequence of self-checking, oral comprehension questions that students answer by clicking the appropriate multiple-choice answer


Legends&FolktalesLogo.jpg - Click on the map of China to watch folktales narrated in Chinese or English


French


ChildtopiaLogo.jpg- Common fairy tales in Catalán, English, Euskara, French, & Spanish

ContemoiLogo.jpg - A great site where students can listen to and watch stories in French gathered from Haiti, Mali, Mauritania, and Senegal. Stories appear to be read by native speakers. Be sure to click around - lots there


GrimmLogoFrench.jpg - Available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, & Spanish


InternationalChildrensDigitalLibraryLogo.gif- Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online -
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JasonsOnlineReadingResources.jpg - Links and stories online in French and Spanish





German


TrixiSchnuffelUndPurzelLogo.jpg - Guinea pig story in German

GrimmLogoGerman.jpg- Available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, & Spanish


InternationalChildrensDigitalLibraryLogo.gif- Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online -
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Multilingual


ChildtopiaLogo.jpg- Common fairy tales in Catalán, English, French, & Spanish

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GrimmLogo.jpg - Available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, & Spanish


InternationalChildrensDigitalLibraryLogo.gif- Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online -
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JasonsOnlineReadingResources.jpg - Links and stories online in French and Spanish


JustOneMoreBookLogo.jpg - Audio podcasts of an extensive number of popular children's books in English with indexes by topic and author (some books include words in Arabic, Hindi, Spanish, & Xhosa)


Legends&FolktalesLogo.jpg - Click on the map to launch the animated folktales in a separate tab. Folktales are subtitled in the language in which they are spoken. Some of them offer choices of English or Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, etc.





Spanish


BLAALogo.jpg - Extensive library of digital texts (including children's literature and museums) from Colombia

ChildtopiaLogo.jpg- Common fairy tales in Catalán, English, Euskara, French, & Spanish


CodysCuentosLogo.jpg - Read by native speakers (click on Biblioteca to access fairy tales, regional stories, original stories, etc.). You can also download the mp3s.


GrimmLogo.jpg - Available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, & Spanish


InternationalChildrensDigitalLibraryLogo.gif- Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online -
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JasonsOnlineReadingResources.jpg - Links to audio and stories online in French and Spanish


Legends&FolktalesLogo.jpg- Click on the map to launch the animated folktales in a separate tab. Folktales are subtitled in the language in which they are spoken. Some of them offer choices of English or Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, etc.

Spanish Children's Stories - A list of links from Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez posted to FLTEACH

StoryPlaceLogo.gif - Interactive, online stories in English and Spanish, links to printable activities (find the difference btwn 2 pix), list of children's books in Spanish with descriptions in Spanish and links to Amazon, and interactive games and activities