Mi propio auto - Spanish reader by Blaine Ray and Lisa Ray-Turner. Una novela breve y fácil totalmente en español - Nivel 2 - Libro A. This book is excellent for the middle of the second year of most high school Spanish classes (or later).
Seventeen year old Ben craves a car. His parents promise him if he will spend the summer in El Salvador rebuilding the houses of earthquake victims. He doesn't want to do it, but decides it is worth it to get a car. Though he does not like the work, he comes to appreciate the people and way of life. When he returns to California, he makes a most unexpected decision. Paperback, 60 pages.