Daniel, a 16-year-old American boy wants to enter a photography contest. He goes to Ecuador to visit his Ecuadorian-American relatives. While there, he must deal with various culturally challenging situations. On a day trip he meets Carmen, a girl with exceptional eyes. He wants to photograph her, but…

The story is told from Daniel’s point of view. This novella is filled with cultural substance and significant facts about Ecuador. Third year students will find it accessible and engaging. With about 350 unique words and plenty of repetition, it tells a 7,450-word story. A full glossary is included at the end of the book.

Targeted Level:

  • Level 3
  • Unique Word Count: 350
  • Total Word Count: 7,450