Respira: (Breathless)

Respira: (Breathless)

by Pam Withers
     
 

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Beverly is in Hawaii, helping her uncle at his dive shop, learning how to dive and trying to lose weight and get a boyfriend. When Garth, an accomplished diver, shows an interest in her, Beverly is ecstatic, until it turns out Garth is only interested in one thing. Struggling with failing strength from her self-imposed starvation diet, Beverly finds herself in deep

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Overview

Beverly is in Hawaii, helping her uncle at his dive shop, learning how to dive and trying to lose weight and get a boyfriend. When Garth, an accomplished diver, shows an interest in her, Beverly is ecstatic, until it turns out Garth is only interested in one thing. Struggling with failing strength from her self-imposed starvation diet, Beverly finds herself in deep trouble when she has to fight Garth off underwater.

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Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media
"The book is written at a level accessible to most middle school students and is an excellent resource for ELL and struggling readers."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554693825
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
Orca Spanish Soundings Series
Edition description:
Translatio
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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Y el problema de tener un ataque de pánico cuando estás a cuarenta pies por debajo de la superficie del océano es que te puedes ahogar, y sabes muy bien que te puedes ahogar. De hecho, sin el regulador es imposible respirar, aun si estuvieras tranquilo. Tampoco debes contener la respiración debido a la presión que hay en el agua. El caso es que si no estás respirando y sacando burbujas porque has perdido el regulador, tu pecho puede expandirse hasta explotar.

Meet the Author

Award-winning author Pam Withers has written numerous bestselling sports and adventure books for teens. Pam is a former outdoor guide, journalist, editor and associate publisher. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and tours North America extensively. For more information, visit www.pamwithers.com.

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