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Isabel Mendoza nació en Cali (Colombia) una ciudad famosa por la alegría y el ambiente festivo de sus ciudadanos. Los colombianos llaman a Cali “la sucursal del cielo” y una de las mayores atracciones turísticas de...
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Anne Smieszny Silva is from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she was a synchronized swimmer for eight years. She began learning Spanish in middle school. She earned Bachelor’s degrees with Honors from the Ohio State...
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Patricia Acosta is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, where at age 8 she began to show her passion for education by teaching math to her (often unwilling) friends, classmates, neighbors and pets with the help...
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Mario A. Nuñez loves Madrid… and when in Madrid, he does what the Madrileños do…eat tapas “con locura”! Somehow he also finds time to go to the museums and cultural sites…
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Evelyn Silva nació en la pequeña y hermosa ciudad de Cienfuegos, situada en el centro-sur de la isla de Cuba. Amante del olor del mar y del sonido de las olas al chocar con los muros, Evelyn emigró a...
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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

May 25 New Endearing Title for Father's Day - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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New Endearing Title for
Father's Day 

El mejor es mi papá  








Georgina Lázaro León
El mejor es mi papá
(My Dad Is The Best)

Puerto Rico’s best-selling author offers us this warm and loving tale about relationships between father and child. In a kingdom far, far away, a time and place has been set to choose the best father of all. In verses, each one of the animals, from a chick to a firefly, and a frog to a penguin, tells why their candidate is the best one. Find out the reasons why everyone’s father is the best in the world.

 
 

May 10 Autobiographical Tales for Middle Grade Readers - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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 Autobiographical Tales for
Middle Grade Readers
 

Alma Flor Ada
Tesoros de mi isla: Una infancia cubana
(Island Treasures: Growing Up in Cuba)

BISAC: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & AutobiographyCultural Heritage - Literary – Women / Family - Multigenerational / People & Places - Caribbean & Latin America / Social Topics - Emotions & Feelings - Values and Virtues / House & Home / Lifestyles - City & Town Life

  Tesoros de mi isla: Una infancia cubana  

The renowned Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees BloomUnder the Royal Palms, and the new collection of stories Days at La Quinta Simoni.

These heartwarming, poignant, and often humorous, true autobiographical tales encourage readers to discover the stories in their own lives—and to celebrate the joys and struggles we all share, no matter where or when we grew up.

 
 

Apr 08 El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha de Miguel de Cervantes - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Don Quijote Drawing
Este mes de abril lo hemos dedicado a la literatura hispanoamericana. Este 22 de abril se conmemorarán 500 años del fallecimiento de Miguel de Cervantes. Para recordar su nombre y homenajear su dedicación literaria, dedicaré unas líneas a ese tesoro literario que nos regalara el autor: don Quijote de la Mancha.

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Apr 07 New Spanish Titles for Middle Grades and YA- Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Desde el ojo del pez Konrad o el niño que salió de una lata de conservas El día que explotó la abuela


New Spanish Titles for Middle Grades and Young Adults

 
 
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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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