Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Just Right Reader


Five Just Right Reader books to read during Hispanic Heritage Month


Hispanic Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15th-October 15th. It's a time to celebrate the countless achievements, contributions, vibrant cultures and heritages of Hispanic and Latin American people throughout history.

Just Right Reader decodable books offer a unique way for students to celebrate Hispanic culture and traditions during Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond. Explore traditions, memorable experiences, and even learn about geography and famous landmarks as students practice their reading skills!

Decodable Books that Celebrate Hispanic Culture and Countries

Hagamos una piñata book coverHagamos una piñata
Dive into the world of piñata making, a cherished Hispanic tradition that recognizes craftsmanship and creativity.

Phonics skill: Three-syllable words that use the letters m, p, s, or lClick here to read this decodable. 


La Fiesta de la Vendimia decodable coverLa Fiesta de la Vendimia
Join a vineyard adventure during the grape harvest festival, emphasizing community, agriculture traditions, and gratitude. 

Phonics skill: Two-syllable words with the V/CVC pattern
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 La Feria de las Flores decodable coverLa Feria de las Flores
Experience the beauty of flower festivals in Colombia and the importance of preserving nature.

Phonics skill: syllables fl and p
Click here to read this decodable.


Vacaciones en Mexico decodable coverVacaciones en Mexico 
Travel to Mexico, introducing young readers to the country's rich culture and landmarks.

Phonics skill: The sounds of x
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El baile de quince decodable coverEl baile de quince
Explore the quinceañera tradition, celebrating family, community, and the transition to adulthood.

Phonics Skill: words with b and v
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  Let's make this month a journey of discovery and celebration through the magic of books!

COMING SOON: Just Right Reader Decodable Spanish Books

  • Written by native Spanish speakers for an authentic reading experience
  • Support bilingual and dual language programs
  • Based on alphabetic principles and phonological knowledge specific to the Spanish language
  • Aligned to a rigorous phonics progression specific to the Spanish language 
  • Feature relatable stories, diverse characters, and colorful illustrations

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