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Students in class during the Yucatan Program.

COA's French Program

Books in Spanish

  • 2666 / Roberto Bolaño - PQ8098.12.O38A122 2009
  • El aleph / Jorge Luis Borges - PQ7797.B635A7 2012
  • El monstruo de la Calle de Colores / Mario Payeras ; ilustraciones, Roberto González Goyri - IR JUV PZ 73 .P39 Mon 2002
  • El ruido de las cosas al caer / Juan Gabriel Vásquez - PQ8180.32.A797R85 2012
  • El señor presidente / Miguel Ángel Asturias - PQ7499.A75S4 2011
  • Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal / J.K. Rowling ; [traducción de Alicia Dellepiane]. - IR JUV PZ 7 .R79835 H377818 1999
  • La ciudad y los perros / Mario Vargas Llosa - PQ8498.32.A65C58 2006
  • La vorágine / José Eustasio Rivera - PQ8179.R54V7 2012
  • Libertad bajo palabra : obra poética (1935-1957) / Octavio Paz - PQ7297.P285L52 2003
  • Los pasos perdidos / Alejo Carpentier - PQ7389.C26P3 2002
  • Pedro Páramo / Juan Rulfo ; translated by Margaret Sayers Peden ; with a foreword by Susan Sontag -  PQ 7297 .R89 P413 1994
  • Poesía completa / Jorge Luis Borges - PQ7797.B635A6 2012

Books in French

  • Anthologie de la littérature française XIe-XVIe siècles / textes choisis et présentés par Catherine Busch - PQ 241 .H67 1994
  • Best short stories = Les meilleurs contes / Guy de Maupassant ; translated and edited by Steven Jupiter - PQ 2349 .A4 E5 1996
  • Contes du jour et de la nuit / Guy de Maupassant ; préface de Michel Parfenov - PQ 2349 .C7 2000
  • Introduction to French poetry: a dual-language book / edited by Stanley Appelbaum - PQ 1170 .E6 I58 1991
  • L'arbre généreux / Shel Silverstein ; [traduit de l'americain par Michèle Poslaniec] - ER JUV PZ 7 .S588 ARB 2007
  • Le chat chapeauté = the cat in the hat / Dr. Seuss ; traduit de l'américain par Anne-Laure Fournier le Ray - ER JUV PZ 2.3 .S48 C3614
  • Le petit prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - IR JUV PZ 24 .S25 2001
  • L'étranger / Albert Camus - PQ 2605 .A3734 E8 1942
  • Une saison en enfer & Le bateau ivre A season in hell & The drunken boat English /translations by Louise Varèse - PQ 2387 .R5S3 1961

Language Learning Materials: Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese , German, French, Spanish, Arabic

  • Alif baa with DVDs : introduction to Arabic letters and sounds / Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, Abbas Al-Tonsi - PJ 6123 .B78 2004
  • An Introduction to modern Japanese. Book 1, Grammar lessons / Richard Bowring and Haruko UryĆ« Laurie - PL 539.5 .I58 1992
  • Beginning Brazilian Portuguese [CD] / Rosângela Silva - LANGUAGE - BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE
  • Beginning Chinese [CD] / Dana Scott Bourgerie with Ronald R. Robel - LANGUAGE – CHINESE
  • Complete French grammar / Annie Heminway - PC 2112 .H46 2008
  • Complete German : the basics, revised & updated / revised by Walter Kleinmann ; based on the original by Genvieve A. Martin and Theodor Bertram. - PF 3112.7 .G4656 2005
  • Conjugación de la lengua Española - PC 4271 .C66 2006
  • Easy French reader : a three-part text for beginning students / R. de Roussy de Sales - PC 2117 .D4392 2004
  • German : beyond the basics / written by Peter Kellersmann ; edited by Christopher A. Warnasch -         PF 3112 .B49 2005
  • Japanese for busy people 1. Workbook / Association for Japanese Language Teaching -                           PQ 7297 .R89 P413 1994
  • Learning Chinese characters : a revolutionary new way to learn and remember the 800 most basic chinese characters / Alison Matthews, Laurence Matthews - PL1171.M28 2007
  • Spanish / Juan Kattán-Ibarra ; advisory editor, Paul Coggle. - PC 4129 .E5 K38 2007
  • The Arabic alphabet : how to read and write it / Nicholas Awde and Putros Samano - PJ 6321 .A93 2006

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