A Spanish novel written by author and teacher Deb Navarre, La novia/em is a story many high schoolers find familiar; Erik learns that he has feelings for his best friend Emily, that he doesn’t know how to handle. Steve steps in to help Erik with his “more than friends” feelings. Spanish students find relatable characters to be irresistible. The readable series makes Spanish class a fast favorite and it helps teachers hit many of their target goals.Level 1br /Unique Words: extensivebr /Tense(s): presentbr /Glossary: yesCopyright 2013. Spanish. Middle school, high school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 51 pages.img alt=”” src=”//aedownload.net/teachersdiscovery/images/Author_Deb_Navarre.jpg” style=”float: left; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 0px 6px; height: 150px; padding-right: 10px;” /About the AuthorDeb Navarre has created numerous games, readers, and videos for Teacher’s Discovery. She currently teaches all levels of Spanish in Grand Rapids, MI. She has studied abroad extensively in Mexico, including language and literature study at the Universidad Aut;oacuteoma de Quer;eacute;taro/, and earned her Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Grand Valley State University. Deb enjoys writing modern-day teen novels that high school kids can both relate to and learn from. Deb also enjoys singing and dancing in class and quoting the television show Seinfeld/.