Brandon Brown quiere un perro

Brandon Brown quiere un perro
comprehension-based™ reader | past and present tense
Brandon Brown really wants a dog, and he'll do almost anything to get one.

Level 1 and up / Novice Low — Novice Mid


Brandon Brown really wants a dog, but his mother is not quite so sure. A dog is a big responsibility for any age, much less a soon-to-be 9-year-old. Determined to get a dog, Brandon will do almost anything to get one, but will he do everything it takes to keep one…a secret?

The exceptionally low unique word count and high frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in the Comprehension-based™ reader, ‘Brandon Brown quiere un perro’, make this an ideal read for very beginning Spanish students. Each page is loaded with cognates (words that are similar in English and Spanish), recycled vocabulary, and illustrations, which makes this read highly comprehensible.


  • Level 1 and up
  • 2 versions under one cover: Present & Past Tense
  • Unique word count: 104
  • Total word count: 4500
  • Page count: 69
  • Audio recording embedded in the Student and Teacher Bundles
  • A 461-page Teacher's Guide is also available!
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Brandon Brown quiere un perro Teacher's Guide

Our Teacher's Guides are loaded with resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience.

  • 461 pages/slides

    In Every Chapter:

    Vocabulary, cognates, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions, pre-reading activities, paperless Google Drive activities


    Slideshows: Amigos, Mascotas, Perros, perros, ¡Vaya! Como conversar con tus amigos en español

    Readings: "Las llamas- ¿la mascota perfecta?", "Ciclovías", "Mascotas"

    Features and Highlights:

    Reader’s Theater, Children’s games from Latin America and Spain, Brain break activities like Shaving Cream Spelling, Puzzle activities that inspire higher order thinking, Graphing activities that incorporate math skills, The traditional birthday song Las mañanitas, Brandon’s Birthday Party!


  • Carol Gaab

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