Graded readers for learning Spanish (A1/B1)

lecturas graduadas

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Graded readers for teenagers and adults

Are you looking for graded readers to learn Spanish? Reading is one of the best ways to learn a language since it provides a relaxing and reflective practice. If you still don’t feel confident to read books read by Spanish speakers, you can opt for graded readers. They are an efficient way to improve your Spanish since most editions present several resources which will help you in your reading, such as an audio format, a glossary including the most difficult words, comprehension activities, among others.

In this selection, you will find the best graded readers in Spanish for adults and for all levels in both paper and digital format. Make the most of these readers to increase your vocabulary by writing down all the words you don’t know in your vocabulary list; to improve your pronunciation, by listening to the audio book at the same time you are reading; or just let yourself go and enjoy the magic of the Spanish language in a quiet place and in a comfortable position. Enjoy it and tell us in comments about the readers you have chosen!

Graded readers Level A1

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Un día de...

Editorial Difusión

First of all, I want to recommend a graded readers series of «Un día en…» of Difusión publishing house. These short books are ideals to start reading in Spanish and know different cities in the Spanish-speaking world. The series includes short stories, visual dictionaries to understand vocabulary, cultural information about each place (gastronomy, history…), activities to help you practise the language, and glossaries in English, French, German and Dutch. Some of the books can be downloaded for free in electronic format on Amazon, and others can be bought for a cheap price. You can download a short excerpt of the book from the website.

Un día en Barcelona
Ernesto Rodríguez - Difusión, Centro de investigación y publicaciones de idiomas S.L. - Versión Kindle
Un día en Salamanca
Ernesto Rodríguez - Difusión, Centro de investigación y publicaciones de idiomas S.L. - Versión Kindle
Un día en Madrid
Ernesto Rodríguez - Difusión, Centro de investigación y publicaciones de idiomas S.L. - Versión Kindle
Un día en Málaga
Ernesto Rodríguez - Difusión, Centro de investigación y publicaciones de idiomas S.L. - Versión Kindle
DESCUENTO
Colección Un día en. Un día en La Habana (Un dia en...)
Ernesto Rodríguez - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (12/01/2016) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
8,99 EUR - 0,45 EUR 8,54 EUR
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Colección Un día en. Un día en Ciudad de México (Un dia en...)
Ernesto Rodríguez - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (12/01/2016) - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
8,99 EUR - 0,45 EUR 8,54 EUR
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Colección Un día en. Un día en Buenos Aires (Un dia en...)
Ernesto Rodríguez - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (12/01/2016) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
8,99 EUR - 0,45 EUR 8,54 EUR

Lunas

Editorial SGEL

Graded readers of the  SGEL series Colección Juvenil.es  for students of Spanish aged between 11 and 17. At a summer camp, some boys and girls of different nationalities get together anc collaborate in nature conservation. The aim of these books is to entertain and make the student enjoy the reading. Thanks to Lunas, an international association that organises summer camps, the characters will travel to Uruguay, where they will see sea lions and will visit an enchanted lighthouse. The different participants’ backgrounds represent different varieties of the Spanish language. After reading, there are several suggested activities that will test the student’s knowledge on geography, grammar and vocabulary. There is also an online activities section. There is an answer key at the end of the book. It comes with a CD where you will find the audio of the book to work on oral comprehension.

DESCUENTO
Lunas uno. En la Patagonia: Colección Juvenil.es (Saber.es)
Flavia Puppo - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
Currently out of stock - 0,55 EUR Currently out of stock
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Lunas dos. En la Flor, Nicaragua: Colección Juvenil.es (Saber.es)
Flavia Puppo - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
10,90 EUR - 0,55 EUR 10,35 EUR
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Lunas tres. En Cabo Polonio. Urugay: Colección Juvenil.es (Saber.es)
Flavia Puppo - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
10,90 EUR - 0,55 EUR 10,35 EUR

Other readers

Spanish novel for beginners (A1): Una aventura de WhatsApp. Downloadable Audio. Vol 1...
María Danader - Versión Kindle - Edition no. 1 (06/23/2017)
DESCUENTO
¡Adiós, enemigo!: Lernkrimi Spanisch. Grundwortschatz - Niveau A1
Elena Martínez Muñoz, Anna Pou - Publisher: Compact Verlag Gmbh - Tapa blanda: 128 pages
Currently out of stock - 0,44 EUR Currently out of stock

Graded readers Levels A1/A2

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Aventuras para 3

Editorial Edelsa

Now let’s take a look at a mystery graded readers series, by EDELSA publishing house, for children and teenagers (10-14-year olds). It is a total of 9 books whose protagonists are three boys from Valladolid, who will solve several mysteries. The books come with audios and material for working on the readers. If you want to know more, you can listen to some audio clips here.

DESCUENTO
APT 1 - El secreto de la cueva (Lecturas - Adolescentes - Aventuras Para 3 - Nivel...
Alfonso Santamarina - Publisher: Edelsa Grupo Didascalia - Edition no. 0 (11/26/2010) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
7,05 EUR - 0,35 EUR 6,70 EUR
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APT 2 - La isla del diablo (Lecturas - Adolescentes - Aventuras Para 3 - Nivel A1-A2)
Alfonso Santamarina - Publisher: Edelsa Grupo Didascalia - Edition no. 0 (07/07/2011) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
7,05 EUR - 0,35 EUR 6,70 EUR
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APT 3 - El enigma de la carta (Lecturas - Adolescentes - Aventuras Para 3 - Nivel...
Alfonso Santamarina - Publisher: Edelsa Grupo Didascalia - Edition no. 0 (02/23/2012) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
7,05 EUR - 0,35 EUR 6,70 EUR
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APT 4 - Misterio en Chichén Itzá (Lecturas - Adolescentes - Aventuras Para 3 -...
Alfonso Santamarina - Publisher: Edelsa Grupo Didascalia - Edition no. 0 (05/20/2012) - Libro de bolsillo: 64 pages
7,05 EUR - 0,35 EUR 6,70 EUR

Complemento perfecto

Editorial Edinumen

A graded readers series which include vocabulary notes on the margins, and lots of ideas for didactic use. You can see a sample of a chapter here.

DESCUENTO
Presente perpetuo (México) Nivel A1 (Lecturas de español - Serie Hispanoaméri)
Beltran Gerardo - Publisher: Editorial Edinumen, S.L. - Edition no. 1 (01/01/2007) - Tapa blanda: 58 pages
9,50 EUR - 0,48 EUR 9,02 EUR
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Amnesia: 1 (Lecturas de español para jóvenes y adult)
José Luis Ocasar Ariza - Publisher: Editorial Edinumen, S.L. - Edition no. 2 (01/01/2002) - Tapa blanda: 62 pages
5,50 EUR - 0,28 EUR 5,22 EUR
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Carnaval (Lecturas de español para jóvenes y adult)
José Luis Ocasar Ariza, Abel Murcia Soriano, Fernando Ramos Arroyo - Publisher: Editorial Edinumen, S.L. - Edition no. 0 (01/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 80 pages
5,50 EUR - 0,28 EUR 5,22 EUR

Colección Yago Ayala

Editorial EnClave ELE

This detective series has as its protagonist Yago Ayala, who together with his friend will solve a series of peculiar problems. The books include cultural content related to the Spanish-speaking world which presents vocabulary in accordance with levels A1/A2, with footnotes and activities meant to work on reading comprehension and to foster oral interaction in the class.

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El secreto de Cristobal Colón (A1-A2) (Lecturas Yago Ayala)
Santiago Roca Marín - Publisher: enClave-ELE - Edition no. 1 (04/01/2014) - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
Currently out of stock - 0,43 EUR Currently out of stock
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Me llamo Yago, Yago Ayala (A1-A2) (Lecturas Yago Ayala)
Santiago Roca Marín - Publisher: enClave-ELE - Edition no. 1 (04/01/2014) - Tapa blanda: 64 pages
Currently out of stock - 0,43 EUR Currently out of stock

Los Fernández

Editorial SGEL

This series is about los Fernández, a funny contemporary Spanish family who is really fond of travelling. They will show you places and characters from the Spanish-speaking geography, and you will enjoy their interesting and amusing adventures. It provides a current language which represents spoken Spanish; explanatory notes in each chapter; activities with an answer key at the end of the book; and audio files to download for free from the Aula ELEctrónica. You can download a sample o listen to it from its website.

DESCUENTO
Nochevieja en Madrid (Los Fernandez)
Jaime Corpas Viñals, Ana Maroto Morales - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,25 EUR - 0,46 EUR 8,79 EUR
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Fin de semana en Barcelona (Los Fernandez)
Jaime Corpas Viñals, Ana Maroto Morales - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,25 EUR - 0,46 EUR 8,79 EUR
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Salsa en La Habana (Los Fernandez)
Jaime Corpas Viñals, Ana Maroto Morales - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,25 EUR - 0,46 EUR 8,79 EUR
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Vacaciones en Mallorca (Los Fernandez)
Jaime Corpas Viñals, Ana Maroto Morales - Publisher: S.G.E.L. - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,25 EUR - 0,46 EUR 8,79 EUR

Graded readers Levels A2/B1

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Grandes personajes y Perfiles pop

Editorial Difusión

Grandes Personajes is a books series for levels A2/B1 about the biographies of different famous people in the field of literature, arts or politics from the Spanish-speaking world; whereas Perfiles pop is about the biography of renowned contemporary artists and athletes from the Spanish-speaking world. The books include additional cultural information, and a glossary in Spanish, English, French and German, an MP3 audio file, and comprehension activities. An amazing way to read and increase your knowledge of the Hispanic world.

DESCUENTO
Colección Grandes Personajes. Frida Kahlo. Libro + CD
Aroa Moreno - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 88 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Grandes Personajes. Lorca. La valiente alegría + CD
Aroa Moreno - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Grandes Personajes. Picasso. Las mujeres de Picasso
Laura Corpa - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Grandes Personajes. Che. Geografías del Che. Libro + CD
Daniel Cabrera - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 96 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Grandes Personajes. Dalí. El pintor de sueños. Libro + MP3
Laura Corpa - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (05/01/2014) - Libro de bolsillo: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Grandes Personajes. García Márquez. Una realidad mágica. Libro + MP3
Cecilia Bembibre - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (05/01/2014) - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Perfiles Pop. Shakira. Pura intuición. Libro + CD
Laura Corpa - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR
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Colección Perfiles Pop. Messi. La grandeza de un pequeño + CD
Jaime Rodríguez - Publisher: DIFUSION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS S.L. - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2011) - Tapa blanda: 72 pages
9,99 EUR - 0,50 EUR 9,49 EUR

Last but not least, don’t forget to check out the readers of TuELEmento  by ProfeDeELE.es, free readers with vocabulary and online activities.

As you can see, there is a great variety of graded readers in Spanish, so you won’t have any excuse to start reading in the Language of Cervantes. Don’t be afraid, read the book you find most inspiring and work with the extra resources that it offers. If you already know some of them or you’d like to suggest other books, don’t hesitate to share your experience or ideas in the comments. Like this you will help other people who love Spanish as much as you do.

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