Valeria is head over heels in love with Juan Carlos, the prettiest boy in school. He doesn't seem to notice, but her jealous classmate Malinda does. And Valeria's very strict parents are dead set against a boyfriend. Will Valeria succeed in capturing the love of her life against all the odds?
- graphic novel
- 130 unique words plus numerous cognates
- 115 pages of text (many illustrations, little text)
- written in present 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: Cartagena, Colombia
Information for teachers
The level of this book is A2. It contains 130 unique, high frequency words plus some cognates and is written in the present tense. The illustrations enlighten the text and help comprehension a lot. It is an easy and fun book, suitable to be read independently for first-year students and other beginners. Themes like 'falling in love and doing weird things' 'strict parents' and 'mobile phones' make this book an inviting one for reading in the classroom too. And with additional activities you can boost learning even more.
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.