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Books in French (BIF) Program
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ARS selects, buys and sends books in French to American Spaces dependent on each American embassy in French-speaking Africa, the Maghreb and Haiti. These books correspond to the objectives of the American government in terms of foreign policy. We call these bibliographies of works in French the “Books in French (BIF) Lists”.

Arts, sports, et loisirs

Le Grand Reve LivreJordan, Deloris : Le Grand Rêve, Michael Jordan à la poursuite de l’or olympique

Le Grand Rêve
Dream Big
Illustrations de Barry Root
(Dès 6 ans)

de Deloris Jordan

Michael a 9 ans, il rêve de jouer dans l’équipe olympique de basket-ball des États-Unis. Deloris Jordan, la mère du champion, raconte cette histoire vraie qui parle de vocation, de travail acharné, de détermination. Il n’est pas facile de réaliser ses rêves, mais pour y arriver, il faut essayer !

It’s never too soon to dream big — or to take action!  This inspiring picture book features basketball champion Michael Jordan who fights his way to success through hard work and a supporting and demanding mother.  A rare glimpse into a sports hero’s childhood that emphasizes the role played by good values in success.

Fichier PDF « découverte » du livre à télécharger (PDF, 697 KB) 36 pages

21 x 29,7 cm
2015
Prix Afrique francophone et Haïti : 2,80 €
ISBN : 978-2-35745-272-5

Lang, Heather : La Reine du stade, Alice Coachman, championne de saut en hauteur

La Reine du stade
Queen of the Track
Illustrations de Floyd Cooper
(Dès 8 ans)

de Heather Lang

Alice Coachman fut la première Noire américaine à remporter une médaille d’or aux Jeux olympiques. Enfant, elle n’avait accès à aucun gymnase, parc ou piste. Qu’à cela ne tienne ! Elle courait pieds nus sur les chemins de terre et confectionnait ses propres barres de saut en hauteur. Et elle est arrivée au sommet !

This vivid picture book biography features high-jump athlete Alice Coachman, the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal. « Queen of The Track » introduces young readers to lesser-known athlete Alice Coachman who “was born to run and jump” and “ran bare foot on dirt roads.”  Against all odds, Alice worked her way to the top. A must-read that will inspire young readers to pursue excellence and make their dreams come true.

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40 pages
20,3 x 28 cm
2015
Prix Afrique francophone et Haïti : 2,80 €
ISBN : 978-2-35745-271-8

Business and Entrepreneurship

  • Skills Development During and After the Pandemic – BIF 273
    • 43 titles – $992 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2021
      BIF 273 (PDF, 617 KB)

 

  • Books for Business Success – BIF 265
    • 23 titles – $627 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      January 2019
      BIF 265 (PDF, 978KB)

 

  • Books for Success – BIF 258
    • 55 titles – $1084 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2017
      BIF 258 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 39KB)

 

  • Books for Entrepreneurs – BIF 268
    • 38 titles – $958 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2019
      BIF 268 (PDF, 936KB)

 

  • Economics and Finance – BIF 254
    • 20 titles – $692 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2016
      BIF 254 (PDF, 556KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 22KB)

 

  • Entrepreneurship – BIF 248
    • 22 titles – $509 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2014
      BIF 248 (PDF, 695KB)
      Catalogage (PDF, 39KB)

Leadership and Self-help

  • Self-Development for Success – BIF284
    • 27 titles – $492 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2023
      BIF 284 (PDF, 6 MB)

 

  • Professional Effectiveness – BIF281
    • 23 titles – $511 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      September 2022
      BIF 281 (PDF, 613 KB)

 

  • Self-Development – BIF 263
    • 30 titles – $620 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      July 2018
      BIF 263 (PDF, 745KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 25KB)

 

  • Personal Development – BIF 246
    • 24 titles – $543 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2014
      BIF 246 (PDF, 432KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 25KB)

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Women’s History Month – BIF 287
    • 20 titles – $409 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2024
      BIF 287 (PDF, 4MB)

 

  • Black History Month – BIF 286
    • 43 titles – $934 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      November 2023
      BIF 286 (PDF, 2MB)

 

  • Books for Women: BIF Selection – BIF Women
    • 8 titles – $172 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      January 2020
      BIF Women (PDF, 1MB)

 

  • Disability Awareness – BIF 271
    • 11 titles – $233 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      May 2020
      BIF 271 (PDF, 2 MB)

 

  • Women – BIF 269
    • 9 titles – $167 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      February 2020
      BIF 269 (PDF, 520KB)

 

  • Human Rights – BIF 279
    • 21 titles – $454 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2022
      BIF 279 (PDF, 443 KB)

Global Issues

  • Current Issues – BIF 283
    • 15 titles – $422.50 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2023
      BIF 283 (PDF, 5 MB)

 

  • Global Security – BIF 280
    • 14 titles – $268 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2022
      BIF 280 (PDF, 511 KB)

 

  • Global Health – BIF 274
    • 11 titles – $323 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2021
      BIF 274 (PDF, 425 KB)

 

  • Peace and Security – BIF 261
    • 12 titles – $279 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2017
      BIF 261 (PDF, 544KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 13KB)

 

  • Human Rights – BIF 279
    • 21 titles – $454 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2022
      BIF 279 (PDF, 443 KB)

 

  • Environment – BIF 270
    • 10 titles – $210 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2020
      BIF 270 (PDF, 980KB)

 

  • Today’s and Tomorrow’s Society – BIF 266
    • 10 titles – $242 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      May 2019
      BIF 266 (PDF, 464KB)

 

  • Diverse Topics Bibliography (Economy, Politics, U.S. History, Innovation) – BIF 260
    • 29 titles – $760 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      July 2017
      BIF 260 (PDF, 779KB)

Presentation Books

  • Americana – BIF 275
    • 24 titles – $757 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2021
      BIF 275 (PDF, 3 MB)

 

  • Presentation Books about the U.S. – BIF 255
    • 15 titles – $550 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2016
      BIF 255 (PDF, 719 KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 18 KB)

 

  • U.S. Culture and Civilization – BIF 250
    • 14 titles – $609 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2015
      BIF 250 (PDF, 728KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 20KB)

 

  • Illustrated Books – BIF 259
    • 15 titles – $585 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2017
      BIF 259 (PDF, 705 KB)

Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

  • STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – BIF 267
    • 21 titles – $540 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2019
      BIF 267 (PDF, 698KB)

 

  • Information and Communication Technology – BIF 264
    • 22 titles – $532 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      September 2018
      BIF 264 (PDF, 796KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 18KB)

 

  • Information and Communication Technologies – BIF 251
    • 30 titles – $634 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      August 2015
      BIF 251 (PDF, 4MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 28KB)

U.S. Culture and Civilization

  • Presentation Books – BIF 285
    • 30 titles – $1,083 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      July 2023
      BIF 285 (PDF, 553 KB)

 

  • Americana – BIF 275
    • 24 titles – $757 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2021
      BIF 275 (PDF, 3 MB)

 

  • Americana – BIF 247
    • 26 titles – $631 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      July 2014
      BIF 247 (PDF, 547KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 22KB)

 

  • Contemporary American Fiction – BIF 245
    • 35 titles – $721 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      February 2014
      BIF 245 (PDF, 563KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 26KB)

 

  • Contemporary American Fiction for Adults – BIF 252
    • 41 titles – $928 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2015
      BIF 252 (1.2MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 28KB)

 

  • Education – BIF 272
    • 16 titles – $516 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      September 2020
      BIF 272 (PDF, 2 MB)

 

  • Today’s Top American Fiction Books – BIF 276
    • 30 titles – $772 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2021
      BIF 276 (PDF, 2 MB)

 

  • U.S. Culture and Civilization – Livres de culture et civilisation américaines – BIF 250
    • 14 titles – $609 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2015
      BIF 250 (PDF, 728KB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 20KB)

 

English Learning

  • BIF/NH English Learning Box – BIF 278
    • 47 titles – $600 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      November 2021
      BIF 278 (PDF, 3 MB)

 

  • English Learning – BIF 262
    • 100 titles – $1582 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      April 2018
      BIF 262 (PDF, 2MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 55KB)

 

  • English Learning – BIF 249
    • 61 titles – $911 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      March 2015
      BIF 249 (PDF, 1.4MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 35KB)

Youth Books

  • Books for Youth – BIF 282 
    • 24 titles – $352 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2022
      BIF 282 (PDF, 629 KB)

 

  • American Fiction Books for Teens – BIF 277
    • 10 titles – $190 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      June 2021
      BIF 277 (PDF, 1 MB)

 

  • Scholastic Books-in-French – BIF 256
    • 128 titles – $1037 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      July 2016
      BIF 256 (PDF, 3.9 MB)
      Catalogage (PDF, 70KB)

 

  • Contemporary American Fiction for Young Adults – BIF 253
    • 51 titles – $934 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2015
      BIF 253 (PDF, 1.4MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 37KB)

 

  • Scholastic Books in French – BIF 244

    • 90 titles – $954 (Price for U.S. Embassies only)
      December 2013
      BIF 244 (PDF, 5.4MB)
      Catalogue (PDF, 5MB)