Rediscovering America

Elementary, Middle, and High School

Edited by Gioconda Belli, et al.

Rediscovering America/Redescubriendo América is a bilingual collection of short stories, essays, poetry, folktales, and songs for K-12 on conquest and resistance from Latin America and the Caribbean. Rediscovering America includes Spanish translations of selected texts from the Rethinking Schools publication, Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years and additional poetry and prose by authors from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Below are a few readings from Rediscovering America

Table of Contents and Introduction
The Seven Pillars of Colonialism
A Dog’s Luck by Otto René Castillo
The Export of Colors from Cuzcatlan by Manlio Argueta
To Columbus by Rubén Darío