This is a beautifully illustrated, Bilingual book that will help you teach and reinforce language learning for both English and Spanish.
“Above Us” by Angela Riedesel is an exciting bilingual children’s book that explores the wandering minds and observations of young people. This is arguably the best bilingual children’s book that we’ve seen this year. – Amazon Review
KUDOS and AWARDS:
2022 Book Award Winner Firebird – Bilingual/Dual Language (Children’s)
2022 Literary Titan Book Award Winner
2022 Outstanding Creator Award for Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual, and Bilingual Fiction
2022 Outstanding Creator Award for illustration & Picture Books
2022 Outstanding Creator Award for Best Children’s Book of Summer (2nd place)
Have you ever asked yourself how children see the world above them?
What do they see, how do they feel, or what do they like that is above them?
From a high five to a look up to the sky, this story narrates a particular view of the world and what surrounds us. In this book, you will find beautiful descriptions of common situations that will allow children to learn and improve in language proficiency.
Ganador del premio del libro 2022 Firebird – Bilingüe/Idioma Dual (para niños)
¿Alguna vez te has preguntado cómo ven los niños el mundo que está sobre ellos?, ¿qué es lo que pueden ver en él?, ¿cómo se sienten al mirarlo?, o ¿qué les gusta más sobre lo que pueden encontrar al mirar hacia arriba?
Actividades tan simples como chocar los cinco hasta ponerse a contemplar el cielo. Esta historia narra un punto de vista particular del mundo y de todo lo que nos rodea. En este libro podrás encontrar cómo situaciones de la vida diaria son descritas de una manera hermosa, lo que permitirá que los niños puedan aprender y desarrollar el dominio del idioma.
About the Author
Angela Herrera was born and raised in Peru. After many years in Peru, she moved to the United States, where she has been living for ten years. Afterward, she moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where she now resides. She is a teacher, a mother, a wife, and most importantly, a mentor to every young girl who desires to make an impact in the world.
Having chosen a career in Education, she enrolled in UNIFE, Lima, Peru, where she graduated in Education with a major in Special Education. She further developed herself by acquiring more knowledge, which earned her the TEFL First Certificate (Teaching of English as Foreign Language) back in 2015. It was awarded to her by Hunter College, City University of New York, and Idiomas Católica in Lima – Peru. In 2020, she pursued further studies in Academia Buenos Aires of Argentina and Cervantes Institute, where she earned the Spanish Teaching Certificate E/LE (Spanish as Foreign Language Certificate). In addition to all these, she was honored with the Certificate in Media and Technology for Education in 2021 by the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).
She is a well-qualified teacher who has been in the profession for eleven years. Her experiences put her in a position to work with children of all ages. Some of the roles she has occupied in her illustrious career include Special Education Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Youth Counselor, English Tutor, English Teacher, and Spanish Teacher. She has also worked as an Assistant Teacher. Combining her skills acquired through years of experience and her passion for teaching better helps her connect with children very easily. She takes pride in assisting them to grow in key areas that would make them spectacular assets in society. She is the Live Virtual Program Lead and a Spanish Instructor at ReDefiners World Languages of Tampa, Florida.
Angela enjoys spending quality time with her husband and her children in her free time. She enjoys going for walks in the park with her children. She sings and teaches them songs in English and Spanish. She performs arts and crafts with her children. She also enjoys teaching them her cooking and baking.
Angela is very creative, patient, and optimistic. Her character has helped so many children navigate the hurdles that come with learning, as she believes that every child has a unique way of learning.