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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 20 of 2013 (week ending 5/19/2013).
Rafael Ros of Editorial Corimbo talks to ARS about their latest releases, how their books can be found in the United States and his recommended titles for the American readers.
Marisol Shultz, director of the Spanish book fair of Los Angeles, estimated that the number of visitors to the cultural event has triplicated since it started just three years ago, El Sol de Tijuana reports.
The Aloha Community Library, in Aloha, Oregon, is hosting a Spanish story-time on Saturdays, since late April. With the addition of Spanish books on its collection, library officials hope to see the program grow, reports Oregon Live.
The movie, based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until May 26th, 2013. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.
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.
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