The Marino Mission: One Girl, One Mission, One Thousand Words: 1,000 Need-to-Know SAT Vocabulary Words

The Marino Mission: One Girl, One Mission, One Thousand Words: 1,000 Need-to-Know SAT Vocabulary Words

by Karen B Chapman
     
 

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One unforgettable story. One thousand unforgettable SAT vocabulary words.

Alexa McCurry leads an ordinary teenager's life in upstate New York—until she embarks on a summer adventure in Central America. While working at a potentially boring internship in a marine DNA lab, she befriends a local boy, José, and a remarkable dolphin, Pecas. Together, Alexa

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One unforgettable story. One thousand unforgettable SAT vocabulary words.

Alexa McCurry leads an ordinary teenager's life in upstate New York—until she embarks on a summer adventure in Central America. While working at a potentially boring internship in a marine DNA lab, she befriends a local boy, José, and a remarkable dolphin, Pecas. Together, Alexa and José uncover an ominous secret: Pecas' missing baby may be a captive at a marine biology facility. In a riveting tale of intrigue, Alexa and José work to unravel the mystery—and lead the reader on a vocabulary-expanding adventure.

The Marino Mission is a fun and painless way to master 1,000 tough SAT vocabulary words. Why spend all day looking at lists of words and definitions when you can read a gripping page-turner that incorporates SAT vocabulary words right into the text? Even better, words are defined at the bottom of each page so you don't have to flip to the back of the book to find definitions. Plus, self-tests at the end of the novel help you retain what you learn and prepare for test day. Once you open up The Marino Mission, you'll hardly know you're studying at all!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The Marino Mission...a better read than prior attempts at this concept, which tried too hard to cram in large words." (Miami Herald, February 26, 2005)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764578311
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/13/2005
Edition description:
SAT Vocabulary Prep
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
714,571
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


Author KAREN B. CHAPMAN is a creative writer and summa cum laude graduate of Cornell University. She holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and genetics from Johns Hopkins and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and Harvard Medical School.

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