Isabela captura un congo is the second novel in the Fluency Fast series for true beginners. It uses vocabulary of only 350 words to tell a 3500-word story. It is repetitive and simple. It uses many cognates to make the book comprehensible to begining adults and children.
Isabela Huffman is a precocious 9½ year old girl who finds herself tangled up in trouble again while visiting Costa Rica with her mother. "I don't cause problems!" Isabela insists. "Problems find me." Isabela and her friend Daniel devise a plan to capture and train a howler monkey. Their antics cause a baby monkey to shock himself on an electrical wire and fall from a tree. Isabela and Daniel now find themselves in a race against the clock to try to save his life before it is too late.
Sofbound, 43 pgs. Glossary included.