Dive into the ocean, trek through the desert, and journey to the jungle with Language Lizard’s new Habitat Series. Each book in the series explores one of our planet’s most diverse biomes: coral reefs, deserts, and tropical rainforests. These vibrantly illustrated and fact-filled books allow readers to “visit” these biomes found in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Sahara Desert in northern Africa, and the Tropical Rainforests in Central and South America, to name a few.
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January is the month of new beginnings, including the Chinese New Year! According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 marks the year of the Rabbit, symbolizing longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture. The most popular lucky colors for 2023 are green and blue, while pink and red are also very lucky. (Check out this Language Lizard blog post for ways to celebrate the Chinese New Year.)
In this guest post by Daniel Nalesnik, founder of Hack Chinese, we look at the symbolic meaning of colors in Chinese culture while delving into the connection between color and the Theory of the Five Elements.
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A firsthand account of raising expat kids in Hong Kong by Albie Ashbrook.
These days I am a librarian in northern New Jersey, with three children in college. But before this stage of life, our family lived all over the world with our children attending international schools and moving every couple of years. While we always spoke English at home and the kids’ primary language at school was English, all our kids studied multiple other languages at school every day, and we tried to incorporate cultural awareness into our daily life. Continue reading Learning Chinese Language and Culture in Hong Kong →
October is Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month, providing a unique opportunity to recognize and celebrate the wonderful aspects of bilingualism and multiculturalism. We are offering fun activities, handouts and more to celebrate this special month!
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Language Lizard is excited to announce its newest offering, Squirrel Monkey, a thoughtful tale about acceptance and the power of mindfulness.
Continue reading Bilingual Book Supports Mindfulness And Stress Reduction →
With new vaccine mandates and children between 5-11 now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Language Lizard has bilingual resources to help your children understand the history and value of vaccines. Continue reading Vaccines Explained for Young Children →
We explore the origin of the StoryWalk® and how libraries around the country can take advantage of this immersive idea. Then, we offer bilingual book recommendations to include in your own StoryWalk®! Continue reading Bilingual Story Walks →
Why Are Vaccines Important?
Today we explore why vaccines are important and how we can ensure all children have a clear understanding of the science and history behind vaccines. Our book, Vaccines Explained, provides teachers with a bilingual tool to start this conversation. Continue reading Why Are Vaccines Important? →
During Women’s History Month, Language Lizard also celebrates World Folktales and Fables Week. This event falls on the third week of March and this year it takes place from March 21st to 27th. Read on for some great books and a special discount! Continue reading Women in World Folktales & Fables →
Our new multicultural book, Vaccines Explained, looks to bring science to story time. Now more than ever, our children need to understand the importance of vaccines and their proven ability to fight the spread of infectious diseases. Continue reading Vaccines Explained: Bringing Science to Story Time →