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Javier Peñaloza is awarded the 2017Joaquín Xirau Poetry Prize

For his work Los que regresan (Those Who Return), Javier Peñaloza Mendoza was awarded the 2017 Joaquín Xirau Icaza Poetry Prize at a ceremony held this past March at the Colegio de México.

Get to know this week's List for the week 11 ending on March 19th, 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 11 of 2017 (week ending 03/19/2017)

Bruce Drysdale fourth-graders publish book written entirely in Spanish

 Students at Bruce Drysdale Elementary have a head start on changing the world. They're already published authors. Fourth-graders in Claudia Rivera's dual language class premiered their book, "Changing the World," which students wrote entirely in Spanish and self-published.

Editorial Páginas de Espuma Presents "La condición animal" by writer Valeria Correa Fiz

La condición animal (The Animal Condition) by author Valeria Correa Fiz traces the topography of some of the most powerful literary expressions in contemporary fiction by women. […] There is a similar tour de force between civilization and instinct in the works of other Argentinian writers.......

ODILO raises €6 million to expand innovative library services

Denver, CO, March 8, 2017 – ODILO, a global leader in the eBook industry, is expanding services to help libraries save money and take control of their digital content. Along with existing investors Active Venture Partners, Inveready, and Telefonica, Kibo Ventures and JME Venture Capital recently joined in to raise an additional €6 million for ODILO.

Nevada schools could get bilingual education option

Nevada students would have the opportunity to become bilingual as part of a dual-language immersion program presented to the Assembly Education Committee. Assembly Assistant Majority Whip Heidi Swank, D-Las Vegas, presented Assembly Bill 139 on Wednesday. It originated in the Interim Legislative Committee on Education and relies heavily on a model from Utah.

Mineola wins grant to grow bilingual education

A $250,000 state grant will help the Mineola school district grow a program aimed at making students into bilingual citizens of the world. The grant from the state Education Department’s Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, awarded in mid-January, will fund the expansion of the district’s “dual language program,” .....

This Colombian Man Has Rescued 20,000 Books From the Trash for the Children in His Community

ile most of us simply disregard trash, some have found ingenious ways to use items we discard. In New York City, former sanitation worker Nelson Molina, for example, amassed a collection worth about $160,000 just from digging through the trash.

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