The Jaguar Stones series:
A world of Maya themed adventures for students plus a wide range of free resources for teachers.
When a city kid from Boston gets lost in the perilous rainforest, a local Maya girl comes to his rescue. Together, these teens from different worlds take off on a series of fast, thrilling, and laugh-out-loud funny adventures that explore Maya culture, mythology, and the meaning of belonging.
- high-level language use made accessible through a highly engaging and fast-paced story.
- explores interactions between different cultures, such as ancient/modern Maya, present-day North/Central America, Maya/conquistadors, Maya/Aztecs, city/forest dwellers.
- wide-ranging, story-embedded references to rainforest ecosystems.
- contains rich visuals:
illustrations and maps
throughout the text
and in the extensive