Pioneering Pobre Ana// readers proved that an entire novel could be written with a limited world count, and showed students they could read a whole book in their first year as Spanish learners! In this updated version, there are fresh, stylish illustrations and the text has had a makeover to bring it up to date, but the timeless plot remains the same: Ana thinks her life is bad because she has difficulties with her family and compares herself to her friends, so she goes to Mexico for a few months to escape her problems and finds a new perspective.Level 1br /Unique Words: 250br /Total Words: 6,000br /Tense(s): multiplebr /Glossary: yesWritten by Blaine Ray/, with contributions by Martina Bex/ and Michael Coxon/.Copyright 2016. Spanish. Level 1. Middle school, high school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover, 57 pages plus glossary.