Baseball has been Oscar’s passion since he was a young boy. His talent is undeniable, and there is no limit to his potential. Thanks to years of dedication and the support of his family, Oscar has a chance to reach his dreams and provide a new life for those who have sacrificed so much for him. However, a nagging pain in his prized right arm threatens to strip away all he has accomplished. Oscar must make difficult decisions between the integrity of the game he loves and the promises he has made to his family.
Unique Words: 236
Total Words: 2,096
©2022. Spanish. Level 2. High school. 6 x 9 inches. Softcover, 40 pages.
About the Author
Bryan Kandel teaches high school Spanish in Canton, Ohio. He presents professional development workshops on Comprehensible Input techniques, the importance of strong classroom culture, successful world language AP® courses, reading strategies, and many other topics. He has published five CI Spanish readers: Bella durmiente, Perdidos en la traducción, Los sobrevivientes, Bajo el agua, and La novia perfecta. He has seen the power of reading as a tool to improve proficiency, and constantly aims to increase reading engagement with his students.