La perezosa impaciente Level 1 Reader
Easy Spanish reader about a sloth who wants to move faster than she is able! Did you know that some sloths move so slowly that they can grow moss? Even though they hang out in trees all day, they only sleep 10 hours a day. Mía, the adorable teenage sloth, gets a taste of her mom’s coffee and suddenly is so full of energy that she wants to explore! Join Mía and her friend Orlando, the tamandúa, as they explore the coffee region of Colombia.
This Level 1 reader uses many English-Spanish cognates and only contains 70 new vocabulary words. Find out why several animals take an interest in Mía and the adventure that takes her full circle. Learn more about the different animals at the end of the story.
Unique Words: 70
Total Words: 2,400
©2018. Spanish. Level 1. Middle school, high school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover, 46 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.