The Corn Grows Ripe

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The story of a young Mayan boy's struggle to support his family after his father is injured in an accident.

Tigre, a twelve-year-old Mayan boy living in a modern-day village in Yucatâan, must learn to be a man when his father is injured.

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Overview

The story of a young Mayan boy's struggle to support his family after his father is injured in an accident.

Tigre, a twelve-year-old Mayan boy living in a modern-day village in Yucatâan, must learn to be a man when his father is injured.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780780720619
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 6/28/1993
  • Series: Puffin Newbery Library
  • Pages: 88
  • Sales rank: 960,528
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 1999

    A Hero in my Eyes

    I think this story is a great example of a kid that did something great. He is a hero in my eyes. My favorite character is this kid because he helped his family when his fatherwas ill. No one told him he had to, but he took the initiative which is why he is so great. Read this book to find out about the amazing things he did.

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