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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Teaching and Learning Resources

  • Feliz Cumpleanos poster
    August 10, 2018

    Where We Started ... Where We Are NOW

    Books del Sur started well before it's founder Heather Robertson-Devine filled out incorporation paperwork in Wisconsin in 2009.  It started when she met a foreign exchange student, Ignacio Munoz at her high school and then ... the story continues to be influenced by amazing people along the way. Read more about it here.
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  • pencil clipart
    July 3, 2018

    Why I Write

    Books del Sur's Owner, Heather Robertson-Devine writes to communicate information with YOU to improve multilingualism in the United States. Explore the topics and content by starting here!
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  • image of a child reading a book in bed
    December 6, 2017

    Curl Up with an Anti-Princesa Book

    Many first time parents looking for unique board books that go beyond learning primary colors, and we now have fresh and fun options to learn colors AND learn language and culture.  For young children, Lil’ Libros created by Ariana Stein...

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  • block flower builds
    March 25, 2017

    Oral Language Development for Kindergartners

    This is an explanation of prompts and record keeping techniques to increase my bilingual 4 year old and 5 year old Kindergarten students Oral English Language. In Wisconsin, we measure student performance using WIDA's assessments therefore, my record keeping is based on their speaking rubrics.
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  • Frida Kahlo cartoon holding out a hand
    March 25, 2017

    Woman's Day Lesson and Activities

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 is International Women’s Day.  It was initiated in the United States in 1909, when the garment workers organized a protest against their working conditions.  It was first celebrated on March 8 in 1975, when the United...

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  • Spanish Children's Literature poster
    November 2, 2015

    Spanish Fiction Book Collections

    Books unlike textbooks allow teachers to differentiate for our learners' reading levels and interests.  When looking for SPANISH books to use in your bilingual or dual immersion classroom, here are three ways to think about them so that you can have a balanced book collection.
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