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TIGRINYA LANGUAGE: INTERESTING FACTS & RESOURCES

Today the spotlight is on Tirgrinya! Check out our newest bilingual children’s books available in Tigrinya and learn interesting facts about the language........... CONTINUE READING
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DARI AND PASHTO: AFGHAN LANGUAGES FUN FACTS & BOOKS

Language spotlight on Dari and Pashto! Learn interesting facts about these two languages. Find the newest bilingual Dari and Pashto children’s books........... CONTINUE READING
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AMHARIC LANGUAGE: INTERESTING FACTS & RESOURCES

The spotlight is on Amharic today! Learn background information and interesting facts about Amharic. Look at our newest children’s books available in Amharic........... CONTINUE READING
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CHEROKEE LANGUAGE: INTERESTING FACTS & RESOURCES

Cherokee Language Spotlight! Today we learn some interesting facts about the Cherokee language and take a look inside How Totsuwa Became Cherokee........... CONTINUE READING
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HMONG LANGUAGE: INTERESTING FACTS & RESOURCES

Hmong Language Spotlight! Learn some background information and interesting facts about the Hmong language. Check out our new bilingual Hmong children’s books........... CONTINUE READING
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FARSI (PERSIAN) LANGUAGE FACTS & FARSI CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Today’s spotlight language is Farsi. Find background information and interesting facts about the language, as well as information to help you find Farsi children’s books. Interested in learning about even more languages? Check out our series of posts on world languages, including French, Hindi, Russian and Japanese! Where is Farsi spoken? Farsi, also known as Persian, Dari or Tajiki, is the national language of Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. It is also spoken in other parts of the Middle East and India. There are............. CONTINUE READING
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KURMANJI LANGUAGE & KURMANJI BOOKS: FACTS, FIGURES & RESOURCES

Today’s spotlight language is Kurmanji. We’ve gathered some background info and interesting facts about the language. We also have information on our newest Kurmanji children’s book. Where is Kurmanji spoken? Kurmanji is a major dialect of the Kurdish language. It’s spoken in Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and Iraq. There are approximately 15 million speakers worldwide. How Many Kurdish Speakers in the US? According to the most recent US Census data, there are about 17,000 Kurdish speakers in the US. Some of the largest Kurdish populations............. CONTINUE READING
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THE GERMAN LANGUAGE: INTERESTING FACTS & RESOURCES

Today’s spotlight language is German. We offer some background information and interesting facts about the language, as well as help finding German children’s books.  Interested in learning about other languages as well?  Check out our series of posts on world languages, including Spanish, Nepali, Hindi, Russian and Japanese! Where is German spoken? German is the official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein,  as well as being an official language of Luxembourg and Switzerland. There are around 90 million German speakers around the world,............. CONTINUE READING
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