Inspired by a True Story
Miguel's happiness turns to fear when he overhears his parents fighting. His dad is planning to escape Cuba on a raft and take him along. Miguel has heard stories of the dangerous journey: swift currents, giant waves, sharks, and pitch black nights. He is determined to stay in Cuba, but time is not on his side. Contains just 140 unique vocabulary words and English-Spanish cognates. Includes glossary. Illustrated with authentic photos.
Unique Words: 140
©2016. Spanish. 5 x 8 inches. Levels 1. Softcover, 48 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.