Three Social Media Encounters
EnREDados is an anthology of short stories with the connective theme of social media. There are three entertaining, heartwarming, yet cautionary lessons about the world of social media.
“La cita inolvidable” tells the tale of a young man who desperately wants to find a girlfriend. He has been through it all, and now is ready to put all his crazy, dangerous, and near-death dating experiences behind him. He looks bright-eyed towards the future of dating: social media. Will he survive the online dating lifestyle—no, literally, will he survive?
In “Caray, mi abuela tiene un móvil inteligente,” Sara’s grandmother, Irma, is enamored with the smartphone she gets for her birthday. She gets to be just like the other abuelitas at Bingo Night. But the abuelitas at Bingo Night have shared their secret app with Irma, and now she is on a mission! Irma soon finds out that this smartphone can improve her life in ways that she’d never imagined. Grandma goes on an adventure, and brings Sara along, too!
Have you ever been dared to do something that you knew was wrong, but you did it anyway? Did you regret that decision? Would you have a do-over if you could? “No pasa nada” is the story of Manuela, your typical teenage girl. She loves selfies and documenting every aspect of her life. However, one day she is faced with a decision whose consequences might be inescapable. Can young people make sound decisions? Is social media just too much for them to handle? Find out in “No pasa nada.”
Unique Words: 220
Total Words: 6,600
Tense(s): present, past
©2020. Spanish. Level 3. High school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover, 114 pages.
About the Author
A.C. Quintero hopes her novels will not only entertain and facilitate L2 acquisition but also teach students more about themselves, life, and how to make informed decisions.