Leer en espańol is an exciting new series of graded readers that offers a wide array of themes which will appeal to all students. The stories range from original texts of detective stories, and mysteries to classical and modern literary works by Spanish and Latin American authors. Students at any level of language ability can read the stories easily since vocabulary and grammar at each level are strictly controlled. Each text includes questions and explanations of some of the more difficult words. There are six different levels based on vocabulary count. Level 1 books contain 400 words; Level 2 - 700 words; Level 3 - 1,000 words; Level 4 - 1,500 words; Level 5 - 2,000 words; Level 6 - 2,500 words.
Lazarillo de Tormes (Anonimous). Lázaro from Tormes tells us about his adventures on the roads and in the villages of Spanish Castile in the 16th century. Lázaro learns the hard lessons of life while serving his various masters. Lázaro survives using his intelligence and dark sense of humor. Level 3.