Are you traveling this December? Is your child curious about a new language or culture? The Kids Languages section in the Children's Library includes books, DVDs, and other resources in a variety of languages including Spanish, Chinese, Hebrew and Arabic. There are even materials for English Language Learners and kids passionate about American Sign Language.
The Library also subscribes to online databases that support learning a new language.
The world's number one language course for children, Muzzy has been recommended by teachers and parents for twenty-five years. Developed by the BBC, Muzzy online instructs learners through both animation and humor. Languages available include English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese Mandarin, and Russian.
PhD- created and linguist-approved, Mango Languages is a language learning software for both adults and students.
Little Pim offers a variety of language DVDs and Playaway Views which are also part of the Kids Languages Glade.
The following booklist features some of the children's librarians' favorite books in this collection.