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Humanities and social science books are the focus of Ediciones Morata

Paulo Cosin Fernandez of Ediciones Morata talks to ARS about their latest releases and his recommendations for public and educational libraries.

Exposing children to books in Spanish improve literacy skills in both their native language and English

In an article, reporting how the Kyle Public Library in Texas has added a large selection of Spanish and bilingual (Spanish-English) books, Anita Méndez Pérez cites reports on the benefits of reading in their native language for young children and the impact on their second language.

The latest edition of dosdoce.com newsletter is now available

This issue has features on social media, startups, prices on the digital age and cultural and creative industries.

Spanish is already the second-most-used language on Twitter

Spanish is already the second-most-used language on Twitter, after English, said Victor García de la Concha, director of Spain's Cervantes Institute at an event in Madrid to launch the institute's 2012 Yearbook, which provides an in-depth examination of the presence of the Spanish language throughout the world.

Add Arabic and simmer for eight centuries

America Reads Spanish shares this article about the origins and evolution of the Spanish language. The author Tony Beckwith is not only a writer, but a translator, interpreter, voice talent and cartoonist.

'Viviendo / Living' by Adamari López and published by Celebra Trade is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 1

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS) present the free, weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US Market for week 1 of 2013 (week ending 1/6/2013).

Instituto Cervantes Chicago begins 2013 with classes, activities and more

Check out the cultural activities, e-book and video available for members and other events scheduled this month at Instituto Cervantes in Chicago.

Días de Cine presents 'El viaje de Carol' until January 20th

The movie, based on Ángel García Roldán's novel "A boca de noche," will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until January 20th, 2013. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

The January edition of Anaya's newsletter is now available

The full-color-68-pages-catalog not only includes the latest releases from Anayas Group, but also sections as Agenda (calendar of events), Agenda Gráfica (past events photos), digital catalog and a special section featuring SLIJM, the XXXVI Salón del Libro Infantil y Juvenil de Madrid.

ALSC invites librarians to register their 2013 El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) activities

By accepting the Association for Library Service to Children's invitation and registering their programs for the April 30 celebration, libraries build a national database that showcases all types and sizes of Día programming. This information will be shared with other librarians and the public interested in learning more about Día programs happening around the country.

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