Recommended Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults

1991-1995

Recommended Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults

New in paper! Geared towards the development and support of an existing library collection and to the creation of a new library serving Spanish-speaking young readers, this reference includes 1055 books in print that deserve to be read by Spanish-speaking children and young adults (or those wishing to learn Spanish). Schon's selection criteria include quality of art and writing, presentation, and appeal to the intended audience.

Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults

An Annotated Guide. Series IV

Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults

Like its predecessors, this book serves as a guide to any adult interested in selecting books in Spanish for children in preschool through high school. Most of the books included in the guide have been published since 1984 and come from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, the U.S., Uruguay, and Venezuela. The author has identified books that highlight the lifestyle, folklore, history, fiction, poetry, theater, and classical literature of Hispanic cultures as expressed by Hispanic authors and has also included nonfiction and bilingual books and Spanish translations of popular fiction and nonfiction. With appendices and indexes.

Celebrating Cuentos

Promoting Latino Children's Literature and Literacy in Classrooms and Libraries

Celebrating Cuentos

More effectively meet the diverse literacy needs of the growing Latino population by learning how to evaluate and select quality Latino children's literature. * Figures relating to Latino population growth, home language of Latinos, and stressors of recently arrived Latinos * Extensive bibliography of print and web resources for developing collections of quality materials about Latino cultures, professional publications related relating to evaluating Latino children's literature and integrating the literature into classrooms and libraries, and recommended English, Spanish, and bilingual children's and young adult books about Latinos * Contains useful resources such as reproducible bookmarks of recommended Latino children's books, evaluation sheets for analyzing Latino children's books for stereotypes, and a bingo sheet for professional development related to library services for Latinos and Latino children

Children's Literature Studies

Cases and Discussions

Children's Literature Studies

This supplement to standard children's literature textbooks will be a help to instructors as they engage their students in discussions about selection of materials, censorship, dealing with curricular issues, the need to understand administrative policies, community beliefs, and their responses to these issues. It is designed to help instructors discuss books in ways that inspire collegiality, collaboration, and scholarship in book evaluation and selection. Using actual case studies, resource reviews and/or scenarios of censorship, religion, violence, ethnicity and other issues, the instructor will be able to encourage discussion and reflective thought about real issues faced by teachers and librarians as they select materials for classroom or school library use. This supplement to standard children's literature textbooks will be a help to instructors as they engage their students in discussions about selection of materials, censorship, dealing with curricular issues, the need to understand administrative policies, community beliefs, and their responses to these issues. It is designed to help them discuss books in ways that inspire collegiality, collaboration, and scholarship in book evaluation and selection. Using actual case studies, resource reviews and/or scenarios of censorship, religion, violence, ethnicity and other issues, the instructor will be able to encourage discussion and reflective thought about real issues faced by teachers and librarians as they select materials for classroom or school library use. Guides for possible resources for help in researching situations will be included. This will prove a very valuable resource in teaching children's literature courses in schools of education and library schools, and useful to practicing teachers and librarians as well. Though the book is slanted toward the use of books as classroom materials, it will be a valuable asset to a school library's professional collection and certainly valuable to the training of pre-service teachers and school librarians. Each chapter begins with a bibliographic essay that introduces the topic to the reader. The essay is designed as a starting point for further discussion and research. A list of references for each chapter is provided at the end of the chapter. These references represent sources teachers can use to conduct further research to find multiple perspectives about books.

Programming with Latino Children's Materials

A How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians

Programming with Latino Children's Materials

This comprehensive resource offers planning and programming tips and information on the materials needed to begin, improve, or expand upon services to Latino children. Most of the suggestions are for a preschool and elementary age audience, but older children and intergenerational programs are briefly considered.

The Best of Latino Heritage 1996-2002

A Guide to the Best Juvenile Books about Latino People and Cultures

The Best of Latino Heritage 1996-2002

Provides bibliographic information about noteworthy books which provide information on the people, history, art, and culture, as well as the political, social, and economic problems of Latin America, Spain, and the United States.

Connecting Young Adults and Libraries

A How-to-do-it Manual

Connecting Young Adults and Libraries

Discusses young adult collections, services, programming, and marketing ideas, as well as issues in young adult services