Forest of the Pygmies

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By Isabel Allende
Publisher Rayo
Forest of the Pygmies
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Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephantled safaris in Africa, they head with Nadia Santos and the magazines photography crew to the blazing, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approaches their camp in search of his companions who have mysteriously disappeared. Kate, Alexander, Nadia, and their team, agreeing to aid the rescue, enlist the help of a local pilot to lead them to the swampy forests of Ngouba. There they discover a clan of Pygmies who unveil a harsh and surprising world of corruption, slavery, and poaching.Alexander and Nadia, entrusting the magical strengths of Jaguar and Eagle, their totemic animal spirits, launch a spectacular and precarious struggle to restore freedom and return leadership to its rightful hands.The final installment of Isabel Allendes celebrated trilogy of the journeys of Jaguar and Eagle soars with radiant settings, spirits, beings and the transformation of an extraordinary friendship.

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61500 words61,500 words
304 pages304 pages
Lexile 1010LLexile 1010L
Grade 7 to 8Grade 7 to 8
Published 2005Published 2005

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