Stella Villalba’s Bookshelf

Some families have deep rooted traditions around food and breaking bread together. Some other families have their own ways of spending time outdoors, and some families try to figure out who they are in between places. These are just some of the topics that are explored in this list of picture books that honor the little details that make families’ experiences unique.


Stella Villalba is an elementary educator who is passionate about teaching and learning with multilingual learners. As a coach, she also organizes and co-construct professional development and learning spaces for educators to continue to grow and learn. Stella was born in Argentina. Spanish is her language of love and emotions. She enjoys writing as a way to process the world. One of life’s simple pleasure is to read a huge pile of picture books while enjoying a morning coffee.