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Literary Suggestions of the month from the Cervantes Institute

The Cervantes Institute is a non-profit cultural organization that universally promotes the teaching, study and use of Spanish, as well as the spread of the Spanish language and Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. It collaborates with museums, galleries, theatres, publishing houses and other cultural institutions.

Get to know this week's List for the week 39 ending on October 1st., 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 39 of 2017 (week ending 10/01/2017)

Noël Valis, expert in Spanish literature, wins Victoria Urbano Award

Noël Valis, professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has won the Victoria Urbano Academic Achievement Award (Premio Victoria Urbano de Reconocimiento Académico), given by the International Association of Hispanic Women’s Literature and Culture (Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica), for her work in Hispanic women’s and gender studies.

Ingram Expands Publishers’ Global Distribution Network to Spain

Lightning Source LLC, part of Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”), is expanding its “Global Connect” print-on-demand (POD) and distribution network to Spain through an alliance with PodiPrint, one of the largest media publishing and distribution groups in Spain.

Javier Sierra wins the 2017 Planeta Prize with a conspiratorial thriller

The best endowed book award in Spanish goes to ' The Invisible Fire ', with the holy Grail as the backbone of the plot. The finalist is ' Niebla en Tangier ', by Cristina López Barrio.

New Book Introduces Kids To Bernardo de Galvez

Guillermo Fesser is a journalist from Spain who has been living in the U.S. for about a decade. He had been looking for stories to tell about Spanish speaking heroes for young Latinos living in the states. "Suddenly I found, 2 years ago, that someone was trying to hang a painting (of a Hispanic general on Capitol Hill, who helped George )Washington win the Revolutionary War against the British.

Girl Scout develops resource for bilingual readers

Frustrated that she couldn’t find books that suited her Spanish studies, eighth-grade Girl Scout Cadette Cassandra Rogers is making it easier for readers throughout the community to find books that are right for them. In pursuit of her community service Silver Award — the highest Girl Scout honor for her age — she’s dedicated about 55 hours to compiling a list of approximately 1,400 fiction and nonfiction books as part of a searchable database that will serve the San Mateo County Library system, as well as Hatch Elementary School and Cunha Intermediate School in Half Moon Bay.

Publisher's Weekly's 10 Essential 21st-Century Spanish-Language Books

This is a list of books available in translation on the American market, but written originally in Spanish since 2000 by young authors who have already shrugged off the insidious label of "promising" to become the real thing.

Salesian Publishers EDEBÉ and CCS participated in Liber 2017

The "Liber 2017" International Book Fair opened its doors on 4 October at Madrid's IFEMA Center. About 600 industry professionals from 80 countries meet on October 4 to 6 in the 35th edition of the Spanish-language book fair. Participants included the Salesian publishing houses "CCS" and "EDEBÉ", in Liber 2017 to present their new publications to industry professionals. "It's a place where we can establish contacts, present new books and plan next year's campaign with distributors from Latin America, and it gives us a chance to review content to fit to each of these markets. (...) We have exclusive distributors in all Latin American countries," said Antonio Garrido, General Manager of EDEBÉ.

How One of Indianapolis’s ‘Innovation School’ Principals Is Using Language of Love — and Spanish Immersion Program — to Achieve Dramatic Student Growth

The 74 analyzes the success of Global Prep Academy. The staff start their emails with “Familia….” The teachers swing from the monkey bars at recess with their first-graders. The principal finds out students have stolen a bike and walks them home to tell their parents.

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