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Education: Children's Literature

What is a Dual-Language Book?

Dual-language books are bilingual. They are a useful tool for students who already have knowledge of one language when learning a new language. They expand a student's knowledge of the first language, which helps with the learning of English.

How to find Dual-Language (Bilingual) Children's Books

To find dual-language children's books in the OISE Library:

  1. Go to LibrarySearch select "Advanced Search" on the right hand side of the page. 
  2. Navigate to "Search Scope" and select "OISE/UT Library."
  3. Under "Search Filters" change "Any Field" to "Subject" and enter "bilingual books" as a search term. 
  4. Select "Search" in the bottom right hand side.

finding dual language books at the OISE Library

Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) / English Books

Inuktitut / English Books

Other Languages / English Books