Felipe Alou: Desde los valles a las montañas Level 1 Beginner Spanish Reader
- 150 Unique Words
- 6,500 Total Words
- Past Tense
- Genre: Narrative Non-Fiction
- Level 1, Beginner
In 1955, during the height of the civil rights movement, Felipe Rojas Alou came to the U.S. to play professional baseball. It was hardly an ideal situation for a black Dominican who spoke no English! This is Felipe’s amazing true story of perseverance and determination, as he beat insurmountable odds to become one of MLB’s most successful players and managers.
©2012. Spanish. Level 1, Beginner. Past tense. 82 pages.
Print Book: Softcover. 5 x 7 inches.
The Audio Book on CD includes an audio recording of the reader read by a native speaker.
Listen to the audio preview(s) located in "Additional Info."
©2012. Spanish. Level 1, Beginner. Past tense. 12 tracks.
Audio Book on CD: Audio CD.
The Teacher’s Guide on CD includes reproducible activities, quizzes, and supplemental readings; optional class activities; suggestions for culture/content studies; photographic slide shows; chapter-by-chapter vocabulary lists; and teaching notes.
©2012. Spanish. Level 1, Beginner.
Teacher's Guide on CD: CD (PDF). Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF.
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