Testigo: La historia de Brayan

Testigo: La historia de Brayan
Comprehension-based™ Reader
After Brayan witnesses a horrific crime, he is forced to flee his home in Guatemala and attempt to reunite with his mother in the United States.

Level 2 and up / Novice Mid — Intermediate Low

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What if we could UNsee an event? What if we could UNexperience a tragedy? For 14-year-old Brayan that would mean an end to his fear and paranoia and the return to his home, friends, and family. Unfortunately, what Brayan has witnessed has left him alone and fleeing for his life. Will the hope of a better life far beyond the borders of Guatemala be enough to keep him safe? This is the true story of Brayan’s struggle for survival and his quest to rebuild a new life after losing everything.

The low unique word count and high-frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in the Comprehension-based™ reader, ‘Testigo: La historia de Brayan’, make this an ideal read for novice and intermediate 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.


  • 2 versions under one cover: Novice-High & Intermediate-Low
  • Levels 2 and 3
  • Past tense
  • Unique word count: 198, 300
  • Total word count: 7547, 9050
  • Page count: 62, 68
  • Audio recording embedded in the Student and Teacher Bundles
  • A 589-page Teacher's Guide is also available!
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