Les Yeux de Carmen by Verónica Moscoso. This is the first book in level 3 - for 3rd year students. Entirely in French, third-year high school students will find it accessible and engaging. Paperback, 52 pages.
Daniel is a 16 year old American boy who wants to enter a photography contest. He travels to French Guyana, where he visits his aunt's family and explores this diverse and intriguing country. On a day trip he meets Carmen, a girl with exceptional eyes. He wants to find Carmen again because he thinks he can win the contest with a picture of her. But he doesn't see her again, until one day . . .