Blog by and for children's librarians who serve Spanish-speaking children.
Monday, February 1, 2010
2nd Edition of Essential Guide to Spanish Reading
Have you read any good Spanish-language or bilingual children's books lately? If so, you can help contribute to a fabulous reference source of excellent Spanish-language and bilingual literature available to librarians (and anyone else).
America Reads Spanish, a website created by Spanish and American publishers of Spanish-language materials, has created a reference resource entitled Essential Guide to Spanish Reading, and are collecting recommendations for the second edition. Although the book is a reference for all ages, there is a section on children and young adult literature. There is also a new, separate book, entitled Essential Guide to Spanish Reading for Children and Young Adults, which I highly recommend you take a look at if you are working on developing a Spanish-langauge or bilingual collection for children or young adults.
In order to make the second edition of the all ages version a reality, they are asking you to send your recommendations to ARS firstname.lastname@example.org , by providing them with the
I am currently a student in the MLIS program at UCLA, specializing in library services to children and multilingual communities. Before going to graduate school I was a teacher in bilingual and dual language elementary and middle schools for six years.