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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.

The Wylie Agency boosts its presence in the Spanish-language market

Agent Cristóbal Pera added five new authors to the American agency’s growing Spanish-language catalogue. In the last six months, The Wylie Agency signed up prominent journalists Josep Massot from Spain, Mexico’s Anabel Hernández ......

Audiobooks are prepared to skyrocket in Spain in 2017

According to the Federación de Gremios de Editores, audio sales account for 0.1% of digital sales, although there are currently about 3,000 titles in circulation. However, most now agree that this number is likely to increase in 2017.

Instituto Cervantes Reading Club, March 24th

Instituto Cervantes Presents "Porque ella no lo pidió" a book by Spanish narrator and essayist Enrique Vila-Matas on Friday March 24th, 2017, from 6 to 8 pm.

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.

Espido Freire wins the 2017 Azorín Prize

“Espido Freire (Bilbao, 1974) has won the 24th Azorín Prize with Llamadme Alejandra (Call me Alexandra), a novel about Alexandra Románova, the last Russian tsarina, who was suspected of being a spy and thus hated in her country.

Sol Book Box starts Spanish-language book subscription

Sol Book Box is a subscription-based service that provides culturally appropriate books and items to children in bilingual families to encourage Spanish-language literacy and cultural preservation.

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