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By Linda M. Pavonetti

This can be the fourth quantity backed through the USA Board on Books for teenagers, following kid's Books from different international locations (1998), the area via kid's Books (2002), and Crossing barriers (2006). This newest quantity, edited by means of Linda M. Pavonetti, comprises books released among 2005 and 2009.This annotated bibliography, equipped geographically by means of global sector and nation, with descriptions of approximately seven-hundred books representing greater than 70 nations, is a worthwhile source for librarians, academics, and an individual else looking to advertise overseas knowing via kid's literature. Like its predecessors, will probably be a huge device for delivering tales that may support teenagers comprehend our modifications whereas at the same time demonstrating our universal humanity.

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While most of the poems are lighthearted, Brand also writes thoughtfully about serious topics, such as the devastation a hurricane brings to the island and the horrors of the slave trade. Brand is the winner of the Governor General’s Award for Poetry, one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for literature; additionally, she is the recipient of the Trillium Award and the Pat Lowther Award. lvb Author born in Trinidad, lives in Canada; illustrator lives in Canada. Caribbean, Nature, Poetry k VENEZUELA Cottin, Menena.

Pwc Author was born in Argentina and lives in Mexico. Winter, Mother and Child, Spanish Language Materials, Mexico, Bilingual Picture Books, Poetry Luján, Jorge. Translated by Elisa Amado. Sky Blue Accident/Accidente Celeste. Illustrated by Piet Grobler. Toronto, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press/Libros Tigrillo, 2007. Originally published as Accidente Celeste in Spanish by Fondo de Cultura Económica México, in 2006. ISBN 978-088899-805-7, 0-88899-805-8. 25 p. (4–8). Poetry, Picture book. Written in parallel English and Spanish text, this book takes readers on a flight of imagination as a little boy and his classmates discover the magic they can have with a few bits of sky blue that have broken off the sky.

Indb 48 7/12/11 8:55 AM Latin America and the Caribbean k 49 The Isabel Schon International Center for Spanish Books for Youth The Isabel Schon Collection has relocated to the San Diego Public Library. It provides information about high-quality books in Spanish for children and adolescents published around the world as well as noteworthy books in English about Latinos. org WorldReaders—South America WorldReaders is an online social network site for exploring students’ independent reading interests while providing them with an opportunity for communicating with readers in other countries.

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