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United Way program puts new books to the hands of elementary school students

For those students whose families don’t speak English, books in Spanish are also available.

LJ World: Julia Alvarez on the immigrant experience, literature as a ‘portable homeland’ and diversity in children’s literature

Celebrated writer Julia Alvarez, author of "In the Time of the Butterflies," visited the Lied Center Sunday, March 5, 2017 as part of the Lawrence Public Library's Read Across Lawrence and NEA Big Read programming.

Meet Kiki, a bilingual monkey puppet who speaks Spanish and English

Award-winning children’s author Matthew Gollub entertained the crowd with Kiki, a bilingual monkey puppet who speaks Spanish and English, during a book reading and presentation at the JFK Library on Saturday in Vallejo.

Young readers find story time muy bueno

Two librarians at Leipsic branch library were reading books to a gaggle of preschoolers sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of them. But what may not have sounded so familiar were the words being said — half were in Spanish.

Q&A: Children’s author Isabel Sanchez Vegara

The Spanish author talks about her children’s books series, “Little People, BIG DREAMS,” which focuses on women who have left their mark on history.

The World Is Never Just Politics: A Conversation with Javier Marías

On November 1, 2016, Margaret Jull Costa’s translation of Thus Bad Begins by Javier Marías was published in the United States.

Get to know this week's List for the week 9 ending on March 5th, 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 9 of 2017 (week ending 03/05/2017)

A Traveling Art Installation Brings Spanish-Language Books To Boston

Walk into Librería Donceles and you see a normal used bookstore, massive stacks of books and a cash register up front. But underneath the books, it's an interactive art display, a performance space that's as much about the books as it is about living Latino culture.

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