9780140363135

The Corn Grows Ripe

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140363135

  • ISBN10:

    0140363130

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/1993
  • Publisher: National Geographic School Pub

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Summary

When his father is badly injured in an accident, a young Mayan boy called Tigre wonders who will plant and harvest the corn that they need to survive--and to please the Mayan gods. Twelve-year-old Tigre has never done a man's work before. Now he will have to take his father's place. A Newbery Honor Book.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9(15)
The Family
15(6)
The Milpa
21(6)
Trouble
27(4)
The Journey
31(6)
Bushing Milpa
37(5)
Study
42(5)
Burning Milpa
47(6)
Anticipation
53(5)
The Fiesta
58(5)
Planting
63(3)
The Hetz Mek
66(5)
Drought
71(5)
Chac Chac
76(4)
The Rains Come
80(2)
Harvest
82(3)
Glossary 85

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