“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart”
“Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.”
If you are looking for mother-tongue texts to buy, you may like to check the links here; however, please be aware we haven’t vetted them, so they don’t come with a guarantee – they are just suggestions to help.
We are working to develop and update our Mother tongue collections. If you have any recent titles in languages not yet represented in the library, we’d be keen to hear from you if you have a donation. Sadly, we can’t take everything, so it is always worth chatting to one of the librarians first.