El viaje perdido, by Lisa Ray Turner and Blaine Ray
College students Carlos and Jaime go on a Caribbean cruise. While in Puerto Rico, they miss the boat to the next island. Then all their money is stolen and they are unable to reach their families in Ohio for help. On the cruiser they had met the gorgeous Puerto Rican Carmen, who takes them to meet her grandmother. It turns out that Carmen’s grandmother is not your typical grandmother. As they struggle with their dilemma, El viaje perdido brings various aspects of the culture of Puerto Rico to life. The vocabulary has been carefully chosen so that the 2nd and 3rd year students will be able to read the book without difficulty. A glossary is included.