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A Spanish-English high school proves learning in two languages can boost graduation rates

Educators believe teaching in two languages can be key to student success. When the Boston Public Schools opened the Margarita Muñiz Academy in 2012, it was a first-of-its-kind dual-language high school meant to address issues faced by the city’s growing Hispanic population.

Transparency as a major ally in the audiovisual adaptation of literary works

Even though it seems that almost all films that make it to the movie theaters are based on previously published books, the adaptation of literary works is still a road that offers plenty of room for exploration. While in the United States 70 percent of feature-length movies are adaptations of novels, in Spain that percentage stops at 8 percent, well behind France (30 percent) and Latin America (8 to 10 percent).

Maria Fasce will replace Silvia Querini at the helm of Lumen

Lumen, one of the many editorial labels of the Penguin Random House group, recently announced in a memo that their editorial director Silvia Querini will be replaced on January of next year by the Argentinian Maria Fasce.

Antonio García Teijeiro, National Prize of Literature for Children and Young Adults

The Galician writer has received the prize thanks to 'Poemar o mar' (Poetry or The Sea), the collection of poems with which he has brought to a conclusion his trilogy on the sea, and which has been illustrated by Xan López Domínguez.

Impressive growth in e-books sale for Latin America and Spain

What follows is a preliminary glance at the main conclusions of the third edition of the “Bookwire Report on the evolution of e-book sales in Latin America and Spain," prepared by Dosdoce.com in collaboration with Bookwire.es, ....

Argentinian Mariano Quirós wins the Tusquets Prize for Best Novel

Argentinian writer Mariano Quirós (1979) was the winner of the XIII Tusquets Editores Prize for Best Novel of 2017. A jury led by Juan Marsé and composed of Almudena Grandes, Antonio Orejudo, Daniel Ruiz García (the previous year’s winner) and publisher Juan Cerezo decided by a majority vote to award the prize to Una casa junto al Tragadero (A house next to the Tragadero).

Get to know this week's List for the week 37 ending on September 17th., 2017

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 37 of 2017 (week ending 9/17/2017)

ALA Disaster Relief Fund to support Caribbean islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico, library rebuilding efforts

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the library community are supporting response and recovery efforts for libraries damaged by Hurricane Maria and the recent earthquake in Mexico through the ALA Disaster Relief Fund.

LIBER, Organized by IFEMA and FGEE, Will be Held From 4 to 6 October in Madrid

Madrid, September 22, 2017.- The trends in the digital environment and the most innovative products and services in this area will also have their place in the Digital Zone of LIBER.

LIBER 2017 will analyze the future of the book sector in its professional work days

Organized by IFEMA and FGEE, the International Book Fair celebrates its 35th Anniversary from the 4th to the 6th of October. Another year that LIBER will once again be the scene of an interesting program of parallel activities of a professional and cultural nature,....

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