According to the University of Rochester’s translation database, 413 translated works of fiction and poetry were released in 2012, up from 370 the previous year. The growth in translations, combined with new opportunities afforded by digital, are showing new ways for international titles to enter the U.S. Market, Publishers Weekly reports.
Young ELLs who are still developing oral and literacy skills in their home languages benefit most in early-childhood programs that regularly expose them to both languages, writes Lesli A. Maxwell on her “Learning the language” blog.
This year's guest of honor at the largest Hispanic book fair in the country, is Tijuana, a city emblematic of today’s vibrant border region and explosion of cultures. LéaLA is a free event open to everyone from May-17 to 9, 2013, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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 19 of 2013 (week ending 5/12/2013).
In its latest newsletter, Lorito Books features its presence in LéaLA this weekend, the importance of summer reading, and The Bookies, a Denver's bookstore for kids.
Trade publishing grew by nearly 7%, ebooks expanded nearly 45%, according to BookStats industry survey for 2012. This is U.S. publishing’s most comprehensive annual survey now available.
The study “Public Policy for the Emerging Population of Dual Language Learners,” prepared at the University of North Carolina’s Frank P. Graham Child Development Institute and funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to be used by lawmakers to determine how to fund and assess Head Start, publicly funded preschool, literacy and cognitive development programs, reports The National Press Club.
Thanks to a grant awarded by the Texas Book Festival 2013, Jacksonville Library, in Texas, is going to expand and update its Spanish-language materials for adults, the Daily Progress reports.
The festival’s second edition, May 16-18, will showcase the work of 86 video artists from Spain, Portugal, and Latin America as well as Latinos living in New York.
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