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Mystery of the Mexican Treasure By Andy Adams & Walter B Gibson
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Where there is adventure, generally there is danger! Biff Brewster has had enough of both to know this well—but in spite of his thrilling experiences in Brazil, Hawaii, and China, he is hardly... More > prepared for the treachery and intrigue awaiting him in Mexico. More than once, Biff and his friend Miguel must pit courage and ingenuity against possible disaster. A talking statue, a legendary war god, a rare fire opal, a dagger, and a mask—all become forces of destruction which threaten the lives of everyone involved in the hazardous excavation. Obviously, someone else is in search of the treasure, someone who will stop at nothing to claim it for his own evil purpose. “Andy Adams” was a house name used by Grosset & Dunlap for their “Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure” series. Walter B. Gibson, famous author of The Shadow novels, wrote and/or co-wrote 5 books in the series including “Mystery of the Mexican Treasure”.< Less
Jaguar Attacks: A Mexican Mystery By Mickey Welch
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THIS IS A DO-IT-IN-THE-CLASSROOM PLAY/DRAMA ABOUT ANCIENT MEXICO’S MAYAS-- A NEW WAY TO TEACH READING TO ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS FROM GRADES 6-12. IT ALSO INCLUDING LOTS OF CRITICAL... More > THINKING FOR GIFTED AND OTHERS, AS CALLED FOR IN THE NEW CORE CURRICULUM.< Less
THE ROBBERY,THE MEXICAN, AND THE DEAD DOG By MARY GREEN
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"Someone killed Johnny Gates, maybe he knew too much, well, they killed his dog too, did he know too much as well?" Strange cars roam the streets of a small Okla. town searching for... More > someone or something!!The football coach's house is broken into during an away game, a trap is set for the next break-in. Mystery, suspense, robbery and murder,as well as bombings keep this small town wondering what is going on. The cafe is the local place where everyone comes to get all the news.< Less
THE ROBBERY,THE MEXICAN, AND THE DEAD DOG By MARY GREEN
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"Someone killed Johnny Gates, maybe he knew too much, well, they killed his dog too, did he know too much as well?" Strange cars roam the streets of a small Okla. town searching for... More > someone or something!!The football coach's house is broken into during an away game, a trap is set for the next break-in. Mystery, suspense, robbery and murder,as well as bombings keep this small town wondering what is going on. The cafe is the local place where everyone comes to get all the news.< Less
The Mystery of the Barranca By Herman Whitaker
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The Mystery of the Barranca was published in 1913 by Herman Whitaker. He was a Californian writer. Whitaker and his family moved to the Piedmont hills in 1902 and took up residence in "The Bug... More > House," which is now Blair Avenue. His family became part of the Bohemian group including Jack and Bess London and George and Carrie Sterling. His daughter, Elsie Whitaker, was the subject of photographs and paintings. She married Mexican-American artist Xavier Martinez in October 1907.< Less
Mysteries of the Maya Calendar Museum By Laanna Carrasco & Davíd Carrasco
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Did Maya peoples and their calendar predict the end of the world? Will the world end soon? This book has an answer to these questions and more in language and pictures that kids are sure to enjoy.... More > Come join Carlos, Lucia, and their new friend Julia as they learn about the Maya calendar and go on a dream journey to find the truth about the end of the world! Along the way, they meet a talking macaw named Octavio, discover the secret of the Maya glyph for the end of time, fly down a portal to the ancient city of Chichén Itzá, hear the song of the daykeeper Smoking Parrot, and learn the magic of the phrase “the beginning is in the end.” Authors Laanna and Davíd Carrasco are a father-and-daughter team with ethnic roots in Mexico who descend from generations of schoolteachers and an artist from the United States–Mexico borderlands. Illustrated with drawings by Marlo Garnsworthy and photographs.< Less
Mystery of the Kuklucan Temple By Kenneth Teicher
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Erin Mathews and her husband Craig Johnson find themselves involved in an unexpected adventure in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Erin, a world-renowned archeologist and Craig, owner of an... More > international security firm, are looking forward to a much needed vacation. They choose an exclusive resort in Cancun. When a Mexican archeologist calls, their plans are shattered. A newly discovered sinkhole under the fabled Kukulcan Temple, at Chichén Itza, is threatening the structure. Erin is asked to joint a team to investigate before it's too late. A group of men, considering themselves direct descendants of the Mayans are determined to prevent the desecration of their holy temple. Continuous spying, Erin’s abduction and armed conflicts with the police, turn the archeological investigations into a nightmare.< Less
Lencho: His Story By E. B. Ford
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Heather Rodriguez, a college student in San Antonio, Texas, is given an assignment to interview an elderly person. Lorenzo "Lencho" Anzaldua becomes her subject. As he tells his story we... More > become familiar with him through his narrative and also through the eyes of significant people in his life. The setting for this creative non-fiction book is South Texas during the turbulent 20th century (1920 - 2004). The story chronicles the culture clashes and generational conflicts that came along with being Hispanic during that time and in that area of the country. We learn about the difficulties Lencho had to overcome in trying to assimilate into a largly Anglo culture and raise a family during a time fraught with social changes. The book ends with an unsolved mystery surrounding the man. Based on the life of the author's father, Lencho is a Hispanic Everyman...an ordinary, and yet unique and fascinating man of his time.< Less
Tequila Sueños By Edward C Taylor
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This is a book about Tequila and three men who drink a lot of it! But it is also a love story. A story about the love of the centuries-old culture that produces the world’s finest distilled... More > spirit. A story about the azure blue fields of agave and the deep rust colored earth that lovingly nurtures this magical plant. Our three heroes, all high powered professionals from major US cities, share this love, but now their tequila dreams are on the verge of nightmare. They must travel to numerous locales in their beloved Mexico (Cancun, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Tlaquepaque and Lake Chapala) in order to solve the dilemmas that threaten their professional lives. Along the way they encounter adventures, find romance and make lasting friendships. All the while, mysterious forces seem to be pulling them to the town of Tequila - a “Pueblo Magico”. Why don't you come along for the ride and join their journeys of discovery. Salud!< Less
Take the Bai Road By Erika Mitchell
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CIA case officer Bai Hsu is safely tucked away at Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Bored and frustrated, he’s starting to doubt he’ll ever return to the field until he’s given a... More > difficult new assignment: Track and investigate the mysterious Ghost Cartel, who may or may not already have hooks in our government. With secrecy of the utmost importance, Bai accepts the mission even though he knows he’ll be out in the cold. With no official cover, no backup, and no resources, Bai has no choice but to infiltrate a shadowy organization few know anything about. Tangled in a conspiracy that will pit him against warring cartels in Mexico, this is Bai’s most impossible mission to date. It will test him, make him question himself and the organization he works for, and ultimately rip away everything that’s ever mattered to him.< Less