El Escape: Casi me mata el celular, a novel by A.C. Quintero
Spanish Level 3+ Can an obsession with technology turn deadly? Well, these techy teens are about to find out. Federico and his friends have an insatiable desire to “capture” and “record” every memorable moment. However, not all memories are created equal, and these boys are about to discover this harsh reality. Against the advice of a town elder, these thrill-seeking “know-it-all” teenagers set out to film their usual pranks and upload them to Youtube; but this time they won’t get the last laugh. They stumble upon an incident that has the #danger, written all over it. Anxious to add to their video repertoire, they press record. Now they’ve become the ”victims” of a new crime thriller. There is no turning back. Federico and his friends must outsmart the bad guys, get “deleted” forever."El escape" will take students on a thrilling ride and compel them to contemplate the consequences on the other side of the "Record" button. With a unique vocabulary of approximately 350 words, sprinkled with 19 illustrations, this high-interest level 3 (or 2nd Semester level 2) novel will have students on the edge of their seats. In addition to a plethora of cognates and grammatical structures recycled throughout the story, this novel also features vocabulary associated with family, relationships, and technology.