Personal Narratives

"A brief text, usually autobiographical and written in the first person, that tells about one event in the writer's life," as defined by Fountas & Pinnell. 

Examples from Lucy Calkin's Units are A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams and All the Places We Love by Patricia MacLachlan.  

This is our collection of personal narratives for suggestions of Books to Bridge into English, please refer to our list on our blog. 

Rebelión de los lápices de colores, La
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Rebelión de los lápices de colores, La

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Author: Herbas, AlejandraIllustrator: Soledad SebastiánReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionDidí loves...

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escapada de Ema, La
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escapada de Ema, La

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Author: Angélica Dossetti Illustrator: Soledad Sebastián Reading Grade Level: 2ND - 3RD, 3RD - 4TH Type of Book: Chapter Fiction or Non-Fiction: Fi...

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Diamante en el fondo de la tierra, Un
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Diamante en el fondo de la tierra, Un

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Author: Jairo BuitragoIllustrator: Daniel Blanco PantojaReading Grade Level: 4TH - 5TH, 6TH - 8THType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: Fict...

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¡Hay que Salvar a Sole!
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¡Hay que Salvar a Sole!

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Author: Angélica DossettiIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5TH, 6TH - 8THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionThis story of Em...

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Papelucho
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Papelucho

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionThis is the diary of Papelucho. ...

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Papelucho Historiador
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Papelucho Historiador

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionTo learn more about the history o...

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Papelucho Detective
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Papelucho Detective

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionAfter being detained—through pure...

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Un viaje inesperado
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Un viaje inesperado

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Author: Angélica DossettiIllustrator: Alfredo CáceresReading Grade Level: 4TH - 5TH, 6TH - 8THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionI...

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Ratita Marita
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Ratita Marita

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Author: Güiraldes, Ana MaríaIllustrator: M. José ArceReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionWe are intro...

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Papelucho perdido
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Papelucho perdido

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionPapelucho's family decides to go ...

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nueva vida, Una
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nueva vida, Una

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Author: Soledad GomezIllustrator: Carolina DuránReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionThis book shares ...

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Gustavo y los Miedos
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Gustavo y los Miedos

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Author: Ricardo AlcantaraIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 2ND - 3RDType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionThis is a great book for ou...

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Carlos Cuadrado
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Carlos Cuadrado

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Author: Diaz, SolIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: PreK - K, K - 1STType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionThis short book describes w...

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Papelucho en Vacaciones
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Papelucho en Vacaciones

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionFamily vacations can be an advent...

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Todo por una amiga
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Todo por una amiga

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Author: Angélica DossettiIllustrator: Alfredo CáceresReading Grade Level: 6TH - 8TH, 9TH - 12THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: Fiction...

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Papelucho, Mi Hermana Ji
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Papelucho, Mi Hermana Ji

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Author: Marcela PazIllustrator: Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5THType of Book: ChapterFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionIn this book, Papelucho is made g...

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Marilú, ¿quién eres tú?
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Marilú, ¿quién eres tú?

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Author: Trinidad CastroIllustrator: Fabiola SolanoReading Grade Level: PreK - K, K - 1ST, 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: Fic...

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Migrar
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Migrar

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Author: José Manuel Mateo CalderónIllustrator: Javier Martínez PedroReading Grade Level: PreK - K, K - 1ST, 1ST - 2ND, 2ND - 3RD, 3RD - 4TH, 4TH -...

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Tamika
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Tamika

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Author: Tamara VidaurrazagaIllustrator: Karina CocqReading Grade Level: PreK - K, K - 1ST, 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: Fi...

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Traca traca, quŽ alaraca!

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Author: Corral, PazIllustrator: Fabiola SolanoReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionSofia's fears overc...

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Tantos a quienes querer
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Tantos a quienes querer

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Author: Milicic, Neva y Soledad López de LéridaIllustrator: Patricia GonzálezReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fict...

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Fue sin querer!
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Fue sin querer!

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Author: Neva MilicicIllustrator: Patricia GonzálezReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2NDType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fiction: FictionAlejandro's bad...

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Abuela de Florencio, La
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Abuela de Florencio, La

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Author: Moreno, Nathalie Illustrator: Loreto Salinas Reading Grade Level: 1ST - 2ND Type of Book: Picture Fiction or Non-Fiction: Fiction After Flo...

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Viaje a la luna
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Viaje a la luna

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Author: Rosario ElizaldeIllustrator: Maria Jose OlavarriaReading Grade Level: 1ST - 2ND, 2ND - 3RD, 4TH - 5THType of Book: PictureFiction or Non-Fi...

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