Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Stories from Latin America : Historias de Latinoamérica” as Want to Read:
Stories from Latin America : Historias de Latinoamérica
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Stories from Latin America : Historias de Latinoamérica

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews

These enduring legends offer insights into the history and culture of Latin American countries. For ease of comprehension, they are told in both Spanish and English, on facing pages.

Paperback, 149 pages
Published January 11th 1995 by McGraw-Hill
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Stories from Latin America , please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Stories from Latin America

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Bob Stocker
Dec 29, 2013 Bob Stocker rated it liked it
Stories from Latin America : Historias de Latinoamerica by Genevieve Barlow tells stories in “side-by-side” English and Spanish versions. I picked it up about a month ago to brush up on Spanish which I haven't used much for decade or so. It was the right thing me. Stories were short and comprehensible – unlike another “side-by-side” book that contained a long story that I had difficulty following in English. Vocabulary was appropriate for someone at my level – many words that I recognized or cou ...more
Bruce
Nov 18, 2009 Bruce rated it really liked it
This is a side-by-side bilingual book containing sixteen legends from various countries in Latin America. The legends are varied and charming, not only suitable for an advanced beginner in Spanish but also intriguing and interesting in their own right. They provide valuable cultural insights into different countries and groups in the region. There is a vocabulary list at the back of the book, which is helpful, but it is not inclusive, and I found it necessary on occasion to turn to a more extens ...more
Lorena Salazar
The book was pretty good, most stories were interesting. A couple are not very good. Over all the book was good.
Lisa
Nov 16, 2011 Lisa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Bibi Orloff
Shelves: adult, stories, spanish
Reading these stories is a great way to practice Spanish. The side-by-side English/Spanish made it easy to look up unknown words.
Anna
Anna rated it it was amazing
May 28, 2014
Marina
Marina rated it liked it
Jul 15, 2014
Lee Balcom
Lee Balcom rated it it was amazing
Jun 07, 2014
Marta
Marta rated it really liked it
May 23, 2009
Sharon French
Sharon French rated it it was amazing
Oct 22, 2014
Kris Johnston
Kris Johnston rated it liked it
Jan 19, 2014
Terry Elrod
Terry Elrod rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2015
Brian
Brian rated it liked it
Mar 21, 2016
operruno
operruno rated it it was ok
Aug 21, 2012
Guillermo Escano
Guillermo Escano rated it liked it
Oct 20, 2013
Jean
Jean rated it really liked it
Aug 12, 2015
Merve
Merve rated it really liked it
Sep 19, 2010
Hollis
Hollis rated it really liked it
Mar 06, 2012
Josh
Josh rated it really liked it
Sep 12, 2013
Carrie
Carrie rated it really liked it
Dec 09, 2007
Jackie
Jackie rated it really liked it
Nov 23, 2015
Suzanne Solis
Suzanne Solis rated it liked it
Aug 23, 2016
Louise Hansen
Louise Hansen rated it really liked it
Oct 30, 2012
Jack
Jack rated it really liked it
Jan 10, 2012
Lucy McCracken
Lucy McCracken rated it it was amazing
Jan 14, 2015
Kim  Neve
Kim Neve rated it really liked it
Mar 06, 2009
Isabel
Isabel rated it it was ok
May 21, 2016
Leonardo Teixeira
Leonardo Teixeira rated it really liked it
Dec 10, 2015
Emily Dy
Emily Dy rated it liked it
Nov 29, 2012
Robin
Robin rated it liked it
Apr 08, 2015
Rachel
Rachel rated it liked it
Dec 25, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book