Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Guide

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Scarecrow Press, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 301 pages
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Like its predecessors, this book serves as a guide to any adult interested in selecting books in Spanish for children in preschool through high school. Most of the books included in the guide have been published since 1984 and come from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, the U.S., Uruguay, and Venezuela. The author has identified books that highlight the lifestyle, folklore, history, fiction, poetry, theater, and classical literature of Hispanic cultures as expressed by Hispanic authors and has also included nonfiction and bilingual books and Spanish translations of popular fiction and nonfiction. With appendices and indexes.

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Contents

ARGENTINA Fiction
1
Folklore
25
History
26
Philosophy
27
Religion
28
Science and Technology
29
Songs
31
Theater
32
COSTA RICA Fiction
42
Folklore
45
Poetry
47
CUBA Fiction
49
Geography
51
Poetry
52
CHILE
53
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
63

COLOMBIA Fiction
34
Folklore
37
Geography
38
Historical Fiction
39
Music
40
Theater
41
NICARAGUA
89
SWEDEN
237
URUGUAY
250
Book Dealers in SpanishSpeaking
259
Title Index
272
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About the author (1987)

Isabel Schon (Ph.D., University of Colorado) is Professor of Library Science, Arizona State University, Tempe. Among her widely acclaimed publications are A Bicultural Heritage A Hispanic Heritage, A Hispanic Heritage, Series II, and Basic Collection of Children's Books in Spanish (Scarecrow, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1986). She won ALA's Grolier Award in 1986.

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