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Spanish easy reader for beginners. A chilling true story about a young family trying to survive in times of the civil war in Guatemala.

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Two versions under one cover! Past tense and present tense versions in one book.

Tired of watching city workers endure countless human and civil rights violations, Alberto organizes a union. When he and his co-workers organize a strike, Alberto and his family find themselves on the government's "extermination" list. The violent situation leaves Alberto separated from his family and forces them all to flee for their lives. Will their will to survive be enough to help them escape and reunite? And if so, will they ever find another place they can call home?

Based on the chilling true story of a young family caught in the middle of political corruption and unspeakable violence during Guatemala's 36-year civil war.


  • 200 unique words; total word count: 7000 per version
  • 67 pages of text for each version
  • written in present tense and a version in past tense
  • Neutral Spanish with several Latin-American characteristics: more use of personal pronouns than in Spain, and the use of 'ustedes' instead of 'vosotros'.
  • setting: Guatemala

Buy the audio book to accompany this book, so you can listen while you read and improve your Spanish comprehension and pronunciation! Get your discount with the discount package with 1 cd or the discount package with 2 cd’s.

Information for teachers

To prepare your classes for this book, watch this video, and use the practical teacher’s guide. Get your discount with a Teacher’s discount package!

Class set

Would you like to order a set of 20 of more copies* for your class? We will give you a 10% discount (for 20 or more copies of the same title). Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, please allow 2-3 weeks for your order.

*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.

2 versies onder 1 kaft / 2 versions under 1 cover / Guatemala / hoofdpersoon is een vrouw / main character is a woman / oorlog / refugees / resistance / sterke vrouwen / strong women / twee versies onder één kaft / verzet / vluchtelingen / war
Author Carol Gaab
Year of publication 2011
Number of pages 83 (including word list)
ISBN 987-1-935575-29-0
Illustrated Yes
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