Kids' Books Bolivia is a collection of bilingual children’s books researched and written by undergraduate students on the SIT Study Abroad Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The semester program partners with the Center for Higher Education of the University of San Simon, CESU-UMSS.
Created in 2008 by Academic Director Heidi Baer, Kids' Books Bolivia has published 38 books that have been distributed widely throughout Bolivia and the
KIDS' BOOKS BOLIVIA
The Kids' Books Bolivia project contributes to the production of affordable books celebrating Bolivian reality and serves to raise international awareness about Bolivia’s rich cultures and pressing social issues.
All proceeds subsidize book donations and low-cost books for children and educational programs in Bolivia.
All of the books in this series are bilingual (Spanish and English) and some are trilingual in one of Bolivia’s 36 indigenous languages.
Kids' Books Bolivia is building partnerships with local libraries, schools, and other social justice organizations to support literacy in Cochabamba.