second edition now in print. For Spanish levels I and II classes, and highly recommended for heritage speakers. This new edition is based on a pre-Columbian myth about the origins of the first man on Earth. It relates the adventures of Are, a butterfly girl who travels through different kingdoms of colors. Her mission is to reclaim the colors' power from the computer of an evil and greedy man named Taya.Pre-reading and post-reading exercises provide a variety of structures designed to develop all language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing. By combining the traditional elements of Columbian indians' oral culture with modern concepts such as an entire world on a computer screen, this reader presents a truly creative and enjoyable way to learn Spanish.