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5 popular salvadoran books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around North America Challenge" were written by authors from El Salvador. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.


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Solito by Javier Zamora EN

Rating: 5 (4 votes)
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New York Times Bestseller • Read With Jenna Book Club Pick as seen on Today • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiography • Winner of the American Library Association Alex Award A young poet tells the inspiring story of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this “gripping memoir” (NPR) of bravery, hope, and finding family. Finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction • One of the New York Public Library’s Ten Best Books of the Year Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence and the PEN/Open B... continue

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Solito (Spanish Edition) by Javier Zamora ES

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RECOMENDADO POR JENNA BUSH EN SU CLUB DE LECTURA DEL TODAY SHOW «En esta conmovedora autobiografía que no podrás soltar, un joven poeta relata la inolvidable historia de su desgarradora migración hacia Estados Unidos desde El Salvador a los nueve años, considerada 'el viaje mítico de nuestra era'.» —Sandra Cisneros Viaje. Mis padres empezaron a usar esa palabra hace más o menos un año: “un día vas a hacer un viaje para estar con nosotros. Como una aventura”. La aventura de Javier es una travesía de tres mil millas desde su pequeño pueblo en El Salvador, a través de Guatemala y México, hacia la... continue

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Stories and Poems of a Class Struggle / Historias y poemas de una lucha de clase s by Roque Dalton EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
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Poems of revolution by one of Latin America’s most beloved poets One of Latin America’s greatest poets, Roque Dalton was a revolutionary whose politics were inseparable from his art. Born in El Salvador in 1935, Dalton dedicated his life to fighting for social justice, while writing fierce, tender poems about his country and its people. In Stories and Poems of a Class Struggle, he explores oppression and resistance through the lens of five poetic personas, each with their own distinct voice. These poems show a country caught in the crosshairs of American imperialism, where the few rule the man... continue

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Un día en la vida by Manlio Argueta ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Esta obra refleja las dramáticas condiciones sociales que afrontaban los salvadoreños en los años ochenta, bajo el asedio y la persecución política, en una interiorización de situaciones y caracteres humanos de logrado perfil narrativo. No solo es una excelente novela, sino un testimonio en donde el lenguaje y la verdad se encuentran para descubrir y mostrar la existencia de seres dolientes y, a la vez, heroicos en su desnuda anonimidad. Con esta novela, Argueta logra imponer su condición de escritor lúcido, comprometido, en la mejor l&ia... continue


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