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Will Alexa and Jose solve the Mayan mystery?
Will you conquer the SAT?
With 1,000 SAT vocabulary words, this book holds the answers!
In this suspenseful sequel to The Marino Mission, teens Alexa and Jose reunite at the ruins of an ancient Mayan temple where they unearth intriguing clues about this ancient civilization. When they uncover a sinister scheme to sell priceless Mayan artifacts to the highest bidder, Alexa and Jose get caught up in the throes of a fast-paced jungle adventure that draws them into a heart-wrenching predicament.
Your predicament: You want to get a high score on the SAT. You'll uncover the secret in The Mayan Mission. It includes 1,000 SAT vocabulary words, including some tough, need-to-know words from The Marino Mission that are repeated. Together, the two action-packed adventures give you a strategy to master a total of 1,600 challenging words--painlessly, without memorizing mind-numbing lists. As the plot thickens, the vocabulary words become more challenging and your knowledge grows. Words are defined at the bottom of the page, so you don't have to flip back and forth. Creative exercises at the end of the novel reinforce the meaning and proper use of the words. If your mission is to prepare for the SAT, this is a great strategy!
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)|
About 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.
Table of Contents
1. A Pejorative Label.
2. Felicitous News.
3. An Interminable Journey.
4. Hardy Survivors.
5. Poised on the Precipice.
6. Resolving an Imbroglio.
7. Empirical Evidence.
8. An Odious Operation.
9. An Audacious Plan.
10. Effulgent Nuggets of Gold.
11. A Harbinger of Things to Come.
12. Incontrovertible Proof.
13. An Incendiary Spark.
14. A Tortuous Trail.
15. The Day of Reckoning.
16. Hackneyed Advice.
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