Jess (American Girl Today)

by Mary Casanova

Paperback, 2005

Status

Available

Publication

Amer Girl (2005), 126 pages

Description

When ten-year-old Jess McConnell meets a new friend on her trip to the ancient Maya ruins in Belize, she is invited on an eco-adventure and makes some real discoveries--about the dangers in the Belizean jungle, about the people who have lived there since long ago, and about herself.

Rating

½ (19 ratings; 3.8)

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Ten year old Jess is tired of being the baby of the family, so she goes with her parents on an archaelogical dig in Belize to grow up. At first she's lonely, but she makes a friend and has many new experiences that add to her excitement- in the end she's done everything from nearly drowning to
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discovering an unexplored Mayan cave filled with artifacts. She definitely doesn't feel like the baby any more.
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

8.25 inches

ISBN

1593690169 / 9781593690168

UPC

723232090167
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