Jungle Gold (Author of Tomorrow)
F - Advanced Chapter Books
Written by Alex Atkinson
Published by Worldreader , The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation
A young boy, Saq Balam, discovered in the jungle as a baby, has grown up in a Mayan village, learning the ways and beliefs of the Maya and living happily. But when a jaguar attacks the village’s livestock and threatens its safety, as a member of the Jaguar clan, and in need of a quest to prove his manhood, Saq must hunt and kill the beast, and bring back its body. On his quest, he must fight for his life against the full might of the jungle. Book cover by Marina Martín Solano.