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Schon, Isabel

Overview
Works: 65 works in 180 publications in 3 languages and 5,811 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Juvenile works  Lists  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1009.A1, 011.62
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Publications about Isabel Schon
Publications by Isabel Schon
Most widely held works by Isabel Schon
Books in Spanish for children and young adults : an annotated guide = Libros infantiles y juveniles en español : una guía anotada by Isabel Schon( Book )
24 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Intended to aid teachers, librarians, and others in the selection of Spanish-language books for children in grades k-12, the annotated guide includes books by Hispanic authors which highlight the lifestyle, folklore, heroes, history, fiction, poetry, theatre, and classical literature of Hispanic cultures. Most books included in the guide have been published since 1973. Still in print as of January 1978, all the books are readily available and widely read by children in Spanish-speaking countries. Textbooks and translations are not included. The books in the guide have their origins in Aregentina, the Caribbean region, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The listings are organized by country; within country, by genre; and within genre, by author. Each citation includes: publishing data; a tenative grade level assignment; a descriptive and evaluative annotation; and a designation of the book as outstanding, marginal, or not recommended. Appendices list the names and addresses of book leaders in Spanish-speaking countries and of United States book dealers specializing in books from Spanish speaking countries. Author, title, and subject indices are included. (Sb)
A Hispanic heritage : a guide to juvenile books about Hispanic people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
This book is an aid for teachers and librarians who wish to expose students to Hispanic culture through books written for children and adolescents. The annotated bibliography is arranged into chapters that explore specific countries and cultures and includes one chapter each on Central and Latin America as a whole. The books are listed in alphabetical order by author surname; the annotations describe the content and comment on the bias recognizable in each author's approach to the culture. The 249 annotated entries are also indexed by author, title, and subject. (Sld)
A bicultural heritage : themes for the exploration of Mexican and Mexican-American culture in books for children and adolescents by Isabel Schon( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A bibliography arranged by customs, lifestyles, heroes, folklore, and key historical developments of Mexico and divided by grades K-2, 3-6, and 7-12
Contemporary Spanish-speaking writers and illustrators for children and young adults : a biographical dictionary ( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Entries include personal data, address, career, professional organizations, awards and honors, writings/illustrations, sidelights, and critical sources
The best of Latino heritage 1996-2002 : a guide to the best juvenile books about Latino people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
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
The best of the Latino heritage : a guide to the best juvenile books about Latino people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Recommends books based on their quality of art and writing, presentation of material, and appeal to children from kindergarten through high school
Tito, Tito, rimas, adivinanzas y juegos infantiles by Isabel Schon( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A collection of rhymes, riddles, and games for children
Recommended books in Spanish for children and young adults : 2000 through 2004 by Isabel Schon( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Whether used for the development and support of an existing collection or for the creation of a new collection serving Spanish-speaking young readers, this outstanding resource is an essential tool. Following the same format as the highly praised edition, Schon presents critical annotations for books published between and including reference, nonfiction, and fiction. One section is devoted to publishers series, and an appendix lists dealers who carry books in Spanish. Includes author, title, and subject indexes
Recommended books in Spanish for children and young adults, 1996 through 1999 by Isabel Schon( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
An annotated listing of 941 recommended Spanish fiction, nonfiction, and reference books for children and young adults, published from 1996-99; also features English translations of each book title and an appendix of book dealers in Spanish
Doña Blanca and other Hispanic nursery rhymes and games by Isabel Schon( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A collection of nursery rhymes from Mexico in English and Spanish
Recommended books in Spanish for children and young adults, 2004-2008 by Isabel Schon( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
"Following the same format as the highly praised 2000 through 2004 edition, Recommended Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults: 2004-2008 is an outstanding reference that includes annotated entries for more than 1,200 books in Spanish published in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, and Argentina. Each entry includes an extensive critical annotation, the title in Spanish and English, the tentative grade level, and the approximate price." "The books have been selected because of the quality of their art and writing, presentation of material, and appeal to the intended audience, as well as meeting the informational, educational, recreational and personal needs of Spanish speakers from preschool through twelfth grade. Whether used for the development and support of an existing library collection or the creation of a new library serving Spanish-speaking young readers, the books in this volume will be useful for Spanish-speaking children and young adults (or those who wish to learn Spanish)." "This volume is arranged into four sections: Reference, Nonfiction, Publishers' Series, and Fiction. It also includes an appendix of merchants who sell books in Spanish, as well as author, title, and subject indexes."--Jacket
Basic collection of children's books in Spanish by Isabel Schon( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A Hispanic heritage, a guide to juvenile books about Hispanic people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Recommended books in Spanish for children and young adults, 1991-1995 by Isabel Schon( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A Hispanic heritage, series III : a guide to juvenile books about Hispanic people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
A Latino heritage, series V : a guide to juvenile books about Latino people and cultures by Isabel Schon( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Mexico and its literature for children and adolescents by Isabel Schon( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Introducción a la literatura infantil y juvenil by Isabel Schon( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A Hispanic heritage : a guide to juvenile books about Hispanic people and cultures by Isabel Schon( serial )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A descriptive study of the literature for children and adolescents of Mexico by Isabel Schon( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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English (99)
Spanish (20)
Chinese (1)
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