Summary: This best-selling reader is designed to transition students from reading highly controlled elementary-level materials to appreciating authentic literature. Written primarily in the twentieth century by authors from Spain, Latin America, and the United States, the 29 short stories in Album appear in order of increasing difficulty. Many features, including generous notes and glosses and a range of varied activities, aid comprehension, encourage oral and written self-ex
pression, and promote cooperative learning, as well as critical thinking about the selections.
Summary: This best-selling reader is designed to transition students from reading highly controlled elementary-level materials to appreciating authentic literature. Written primarily in the twentieth century by authors from Spain, Latin America, and the United States, the 29 short stories in Album appear in order of increasing difficulty. Many features, including generous notes and glosses and a range of varied activities, aid comprehension, encourage oral and written self-expression, and promote cooperative learning, as well as critical thinking about the selections. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Year Published: 2005 International: No
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1. Una carta a Dios, Gregorio López y Fuentes, México 2. La mala racha, Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay 3. Preguntas, Esmeralda Santiago, USA: Puerto Rico 4. Sala de espera, Enrique Anderson Imbert, Argentina 5. Emma, Marjorie Agosin, USA/Chile 6. Noche de fuga, María Manuela Dolón, España 7. El nacimiento de la col, Rubén Darío, Nicaragua 8. El tiempo borra, Javier de Viana, Uruguay 9. El general Rueda, Nellie Campobello, México 10. Leyenda, Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina 11. El nieto, Antonio Benítez Rojo, Cuba/USA 12. Apocalipsis, Marco Denevi, Argentina 13. La abuelita y el Puente de Oro, Claribel Alegría, El Salvador/Nicaragua 14. Prisa, Octavio Paz, México 15. La conciencia, Ana María Matute, España 16. El hijo, Horacio Quiroga, Uruguay 17. Cajas de cartón, Francisco Jiménez, USA: Chicano 18. La vieja casona, Julieta Pinto, Costa Rica 19. Al correr los años, Miguel de Unamuno, España 20. El Beso de la Patria, Sonia Rivera-Valdés, Cuba/USA 21. Mi caballo mago, Sabine Ulibarrí, USA: Chicano 22. Casa tomada, Julio Cortázar, Argentina 23. Bernardino, Ana María Matute, España 24. Un día de estos, Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia 25. Un perro, un niño, la noche, Amalia Rendic, Chile 26. Continuidad de los parques, Julio Cortázar, Argentina 27. No oyes ladrar los perros, Juan Rulfo, México 28. Las medias rojas, Emilia Rardo Bazán, España 29. Dos palabras, Isabel Allende, Chile/USA Apéndice A. Comparaciones y contrastes Apéndice B. Términos literarios Apéndice C. Expresiones cinematográficas Apéndice D. Respuestas de Resumen Vocabulario Mapa del mundo
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