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International Youth Literature Collection

The International Youth Literature Collection is a representative collection of children’s and young adult books, both translated and in their original language, that celebrate writing, visual style and design from outside of this country.

Open Hearts Big Dreams

                                              A young child reading a book

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Open Hearts Big Dreams works to create culturally appropriate bilingual books in Ethiopian languages. They are the largest publisher of bilingual African language children’s books with approaching 700 books in seven languages. Read more about the publisher in this Fuse#8 article,  this Africa in Words Blog Post and this interview on an Ethiopian talk show.  


The International Children's Digital Library Foundation

                                           Read to your child in your home language / International Children's Digital  Library

The ICDL Foundation created a digital library of outstanding children's books from around the world. Picture books are available in Bilingual editions. Though the ICDL is no longer adding new titles, the Foundation is committed to keeping the content on the website. 


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