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Book store full of people reading bilingual and Spanish booksBienvenidos and Welcome!

Founder Rachel Kimbrow started Linda Letra Bilingual Books as an extension of her dedication to equity through literacy.  With twenty years of experience as a teacher and instructional specialist in both the US and Latin America, she has taught hundreds of multilingual students how to read, write, and live a life of literacy in any language. Rachel has shared tens of thousands of books with children during read alouds, guided reading and in conferencing with independent readers. The best lesson plan includes rich text that promotes knowledge building and higher level thinking skills. She has led numerous professional development sessions around strategies for language acquisition, bilingual learning, family engagement, and best practices in teaching. 

Linda Letra supports bilingual programs, schools, and families with award-winning bilingual and Spanish children's literature collections. Book sources include independent authors, Latina-owned publishers, and authentic works from the Americas. Specialties are curated collections, classroom libraries, and special orders. Multilingual classrooms need access to multilingual authentic literature.

Connecting bilingual programs, schools, and families to high-quality childrens literature is a lifelong passion!

 Founder Rachel Kimbrow of Linda Letra Bilingual Books located in Portland, Oregon in front of the sign and large aloe plant