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“I have preferred to teach my students not English literature

but my love for certain authors, or, even better,

certain pages, or even better than that, certain lines.

One falls in love with a line, then with a page, then with an author.

Well, why not? It is a beautiful process.” 
~Jorge Luis Borges

Argentine short story writer, poet, essayist, and translator

Website Resources

Check out the books on display in the library:

Superestrellas del Futbol: Colombiano
Luis Amaranto Perea

OPA Jr. High Library country profile: Argentina

https://opajrhighlibrary.weebly.com/argentina.html

CIA World Factbook: Argentina

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ar.html


Music of Argentina


Utah Online Library

Did You Know?

  • Argentines traditionally have eaten more beef per capita than any other people in the world.
  • As much as 97 percent of the population descends from European immigrants.
  • In some regions, friends and relatives commonly share a round of mate, an herbal tea drunk from a communal cup.
  • The tango (the music and dance) originated in Argentina. It is the country’s national dance.

“Argentina.” CultureGrams Online Edition, ProQuest, 2019, online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?cid=6&cn=Argentina. Accessed 05 September 2019.

Couple dancing the tango

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