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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.

AATSP / Santillana USA Webinar Reference Books - Where to Find Them

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Jan 27

We have received several requests regarding the books referenced by Mario Nuñez during our two webinar sessions held this week: Reading Strategies in the Spanish Classroom and Teaching Vocabulary in the Spanish Classroom. Please find below the information and details of each of the books, as well as Mario Nuñez’s contact information.

¡Que disfruten de la lectura! ¡Estamos deseando volver a organizar seminarios para Vds!

Reading Strategies in the Spanish Classroom: Recommended resources

Elementary School Level

La noche, by Andrés Guerrero

Lots of things can happen at night and there’s a lot to do. Nighttime appears covered with stars and peacefully still, but it's full of surprises!

ISBN: 9781603961806, Alfaguara - Santillana (2008), Paperback, $7.95

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Leyendas sobre aparecidos, by Edgardo Sanabria Santaliz

The subject of ghosts is a must in any legend. In this book fearless readers will find two: The story behind the famous Well of Jacinto, found in a beach in Jobos, in Isabela island, and the mystery of the apparition of a “fairy” in the cemetery of the town of Manati.

ISBN: 9781575818658, Alfaguara -Santillana (2006), Paperback, $7.95

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Leyendas de misterio, by Ana María Fuster Lavín

Collection of stories filled with mysterious events... In one of them, the tolling of the bells in an old sugar refinery is always an omen of tragedy. In another, a town suffers endless catastrophes because its inhabitants did not heed the advice of a wizard.

ISBN: 9781575818641, Alfaguara (2006), Paperback, $7.95

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Secondary School Level/ Adult

Antología: Los mejores relatos fantasmagóricos, by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Sheridan Le Fanu, Ambrose Bierce, etc.

This anthology gathers the best ghost stories written during the golden age of this genre, from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century: “Madam Crowl’s Ghost” by Sheridan Le Fanu, “The Moonlit Road” by Ambrose Bierce, “The Signal-Man” by Charles Dickens, “The Canterville Ghost” by Oscar Wilde, “Maese Perez, the Organist” by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, “The Phantom Rickshaw” by Rudyard Kipling, and “Ok, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad” by M.R. James.

ISBN: 9788420465692, Alfaguara (2005), Paperback, $14.95

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Antología: Los mejores relatos de terror, by Horacio Quiroga, HP Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Théophile Gautier y otros

Poe, Wells, and Jacobs are a few of the authors that hide mysteries within mysteries, threating our logic! In these stories, the unknown can surface without warning . . . terror and mystery can paralyze you!

ISBN: 9788420444918, Alfaguara (2000), Paperback, $11.95

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Relatos vertiginosos: Antología de cuentos mínimos, selection by Lauro Zavala

The extremely short story genre is one of the most recent ones in Hispanic Literature. This selection of brief stories presents the most excellent tales of mini-fiction ―less than 400 words― of literary tradition. Includes works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Rafael Bernal, Paco Ignacio Taibo II and others.

ISBN: 9789681906061, Alfaguara (2002), Paperback, $14.95

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Teaching Vocabulary in the Spanish Classroom: Recommended resources

Leer, escribir, narrar e imaginar: Estrategias y pretextos. Guía para maestros y promotores de la lectura y la escritura, de Amílcar Saavedra Rosas

This all-in-one guide to teaching and learning reading in Spanish offers a variety of practical, hands-on K–12 reading strategies, covering prereading, during reading, and post-reading. Leer, escribir, narrar e imaginar focuses on:

• Reading as a bridge to writing

• Exploratory reading strategies

• Listening for comprehension strategies

• Improving oral reading skills

• Suggestions for teachers on choosing reading selections appropriately

ISBN: 978-970-770-347-6, Alfaguara Infantil y Juvenil, $29.95

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Hablando bien se entiende la gente. Consejos de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española para mejorar su español, 
Gerardo Piña Rosales, Jorge I.

Covarrubias, Joaquín Segura, Daniel Fernández


This handy reference manual developed by the Academia Norteamericana

de la Lengua Española (North American Academy of the Spanish Language)

provides hundreds of tips and advice to help U.S. Spanish speakers

maintain proper Spanish language standards. Three hundred easy-to-read

mini-chapters have a light and practical approach to addressing the most

common errors made by Spanish speakers.

ISBN: 9781603966269, Editorial: Santillana (2010),  $14.99

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Additional titles recommended by Mario Núñez:

Primeros Auxilios para hablar bien español, Soledad Moliner

This helpful handbook “diagnoses” (identifies and explains) common errors made by Spanish-speakers and prescribes “cures” (provides helpful tips) to avoid these recurrent problems. Easy-to-read chapters focus on specific Spanish language and grammatical errors and provide solutions to “remedy” these chronic issues and improve communication skills. Includes helpful indexes for easy reference.

ISBN: 978-9-58704-799-8 $15.95

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The English-Spanish Connection, Eleanor Thonis, Ph.D.

This practical resource stresses the importance of early and continued first language instruction for successful acquisition of English-language skills. It presents the methodology of teaching Spanish-speaking children English through the support and enrichment of the child’s first language.

ISBN: 978-1-59437-155-4 $29.95

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 For additional information about Reading Strategies or Teaching Vocabulary in the Spanish classroom, professional development training sessions, or resources, please contact:

Mario Nuñez, PD Director

1-800-245-8584, Ext. 687

mnunez@santillanausa.com

If you want to stay in the loop for upcoming training opportunities, be sure to tell us about your areas of interest here!

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