Larry, a student from Iowa, adventures to find the lost city of El dorado with his Spanish teacher from Colombia (not Columbia!). While following strange symbols on a map that supposedly lead to El Dorado, Larry finds himself in a very real, but simultaneously, magical place where ghosts and every-day life are inextricably linked.

An engaging, action-packed read, Larry va a Colombia is a short, graphic novel that first-year Spanish students can easily grasp. Written in the present tense, the book is built on a short list of verbs and common expressions. Through reading, students acquire basic vocabulary and grammar while gaining confidence with the target language.

Targeted Level:

  • Spanish Level 1

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