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Celebremos el Español: LéaLA

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I´ve been looking forward to this weekend for months now because I get to satisfy my craving for the Spanish-language books that are so hard to find here! How? Thanks to the second annual LéaLA Spanish-language book fair in Los Angeles! Last year I attended the first one with my girl and was in awe of the amount of books, lectures, activities and more that were happening all in celebration of the Spanish language. I became giddy when I saw some ofRead More ...

Tienda Kindle: 30,000 eBooks in Spanish!

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Just a super quick note to let all of you know that Amazon has launched it’s Tienda Kindle with 30,000 eBook titles in Spanish! For those of you who’ve been following us for a while, you know this is pretty huge since reading is one of the best ways of ensuring that are our children are not only bilingual but also biliterate. I definitely still need to do a lot more navigating in the eBooks Kindle en Español site, butRead More ...

Scholastic Parent Circle: Favorite Friends Pack in Spanish {Giveaway}

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As I’ve mentioned several times before, my daughter has been learning how to read in English at school and coming home and transferring what she’s learning into Spanish. Although we have tons of books in Spanish at home, we don’t really have a lot of books for early readers. I’m not a huge fan of translations and so I’ve kind of stayed away from those, so I was curious to see what Scholastic Club Leo‘s Paquete Amigos Favoritos — a setRead More ...

Books & Libros: ¡Disfruten la primavera!

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For those of us who live in year-round warmth (i.e. here in Florida), springtime means the HEAT has arrived. For many of you, though, it means the snow is melting and the sun has decided to appear. No doubt, that’s something to celebrate! Keep your kids busy during Spring Break — or spend some of that lazy beach time — reading a selection of topics from this list of primavera-themed books. Entertain them with Clifford’s aventuras or use the weatherRead More ...

A Solid Plan for Raising Bilingual Children

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Raising bilingual children in the United States can be challenging, but having a plan in place, significantly increases your chance for success. If you are not lucky enough to have a bilingual school to support you, creativity and effort are necessary to help your child acquire Spanish. In my head there was always an informal idea on how I would raise my children to speak Spanish, but now that they are in preschool, I am re-evaluating my action plan. ToRead More ...

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