Los quince de Raquel

Los quince de Raquel
comprehensible input reader
Raquel is on the verge of turning 15 over the summer. All she wants is a new phone and to celebrate with her friends, but her parents have other plans.

Level 1 and up / Novice Mid — Novice High


Raquel is on the verge of turning 15 over the summer and all she wants is a new phone and to celebrate with her friends. However, her parents have other plans and bring her to Mexico to celebrate a traditional fiesta de quinceañera with her family in a small village. The unhappy teen rebels and sneaks out to attend a party with her cousins. Through a series of twists and turns, Raquel comes to appreciate her time in Mexico and the traditional celebration with her family.

This Spanish-language novel is included in Wayside's new EntreCulturas 1 Companion Reader Edition. It uses vocabulary and language structures that will be easily comprehensible to students who have completed EntreCulturas 1. Scaffolded activities for each chapter, included at the end of the story, will reinforce learning using all modes of communication. With essential questions, communicative and intercultural Can-Do Statements, a glossary, and more, Los quince de Raquel is more than a comprehensible input reader—it's a seamless fit for EntreCulturas 1 teachers and learners.

Los quince de Raquel is also a stand-alone Comprehension-based™ reader, making it perfect for supplementing the 2017 edition of EntreCulturas 1, as an addition to your classroom's FVR library, or as a comprehensible-input teaching tool.


  • Level 1 and up
  • Present tense
  • Unique word count: 179
  • Total word count: 3,871
  • Page count: 96


  • Esmeralda Mora Román

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