Mystery! Intrigue! and Easy to Read!
Pablo Picasso’s mural Guernica is on display during the 1937 International Exposition in Paris. Opposing sides of French politics, Charles de Gaulle and Maréchal Pétain, quickly realize that the painting contains clues to the whereabouts of the supernatural Spear of Destiny. Its power can change the outcome of the French Resistance, just as it has done in other conflicts throughout history. As Pauline’s imagination begins to decipher the hidden symbols, Maréchal Pétain’s secret agents are not far behind her. They are ready to capture the Spear at the most opportune moment, convinced that impulsive Pauline will betray her quest for the Spear.
This easy French reader contains just 140 new vocabulary words, many French cognates, and is in the genre of language-learner literature.
Unique Words: 140
Total Words: 8,000
©2017. French. Level 1. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 64 pages.
About the Author
Mira Canion is an energizing presenter, author, photographer, stand-up comedienne, and high school teacher. Mira is best known for her spontaneous creativity and quick wit, not only as former CCFLT president and notorious pirate, but also in the classroom. She has been captivating middle and high school students for 20 years with her enthusiasm, high energy, and passion. She has developed innovative approaches to instruction that include storytelling, drama, novellas, music, videos, photos, and technology.