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  • ISBN: 9781402223976 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781402249143 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2009.

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Containing all three stories of the celebrated Scott O'Dell trilogy for the first time in one volume! Includes all three books:The CaptiveThe Feathered SerpentThe Amethyst RingWhat would you do if everyone thought you were a god?Young Julian Escobar is traveling to the New World to spread the gospel to the newly discovered Mayan Empire when a hurricane strikes his ship, scattering its contents to the four winds and leaving Julian as the sole survivor. After struggling ashore, he encounters a young Mayan woman who is shocked at his presence.Soon he learns why. Centuries ago the fair-skinned Mayan god Kukulcan-the Feathered Serpent-sailed away with the promise that one day he would return. With his very life at stake, Julian does the unimaginable: he begins to impersonate this returned god.
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Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 8
980 Lexile.
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Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 16541 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1409 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

J.A. Adande grew up in Santa Monica, Calif., and gained his first exposure to big-time sports at the Forum, the Coliseum, Dodger Stadium and the Sports Arena. After working at the Chicago Sun-Times and Washington Post, he has delivered his take on the world of sports to Los Angeles Times readers for more than a decade. He also is a regular panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn."

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