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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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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