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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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Angela Padron is originally from Freehold, New Jersey where she grew up in a bicultural household. She had the best of both worlds learning about her mother’s English heritage and her father’s...
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María Treviño loves to travel. Visiting Spanish-speaking countries brings her greatest satisfaction. It’s impossible for her to choose one location as each city has its own special attraction. She loves to...
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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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- Stephen King

Sep 29 Frida Kahlo

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By Angela Padrón

Frida Kahlo is a famous Mexican artist whose work and life is still admired today. She is most known for her surrealistic self-portraits, her political activism, and her marriage to the famous painter Diego Rivera.

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Sep 28 New Children's Nonfiction in Spanish

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New Children's Nonfiction in Spanish

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Elin Kelsey
Eres polvo de estrellas
(You Are Stardust)


From the water they drink to the trees they climb, kids are connected to the natural world in big and surprising ways. With simple, poetic text and exquisite artwork, this book does more than introduce kids to these connections. It sparks their imagination. It starts conversations, and it delights all ages.

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Sep 28 Author of the month - Georgina Lázaro León

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Georgina Lázaro León nació en San Juan, Puerto Rico. Estudió para ser maestra y enseñó en varios niveles hasta que se convirtió en madre y decidió quedarse en casa con sus hijos. Entonces, comenzó a escribir para niños. Varias de sus poesías y nanas se han convertido en canciones. Ha recibido muchos premios y reconocimientos, entre los cuales se destaca una mención de honor del Premio Pura Belpré, en 2010.

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Sep 27 Los pronombres personales

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Grammar Corner


Los pronombres personales refieren a personas, objetos y/o cosas alrededor los cuales se construye una oración. Los pronombres personales aparecen ubicados en el sintagma nominal sujeto de la oración por lo cual, son utilizados como sujeto de la oración, es decir, el ejecutor de una acción. 

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"Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different."

- Stephen King

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