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

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.

Editorial Reviews

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:
9781554695263
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
Orca Spanish Soundings Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
289 KB
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Read an Excerpt

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

Pam Withers has written bestselling sports and adventure novels for teens. A former outdoor guide and teen summer-camp coordinator, Pam lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, spends up to a week per month in Seattle, and tours North America extensively. For more information, visit www.pamwithers.com or www.keenreaders.org.

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