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A story set in the jungles of Belize introducing Maya, a high school student in Tucson who realizes her hopes of joining and archaeological dig and her wildest dreams of fantasy and adventure. She must also confront drug dealers, kidnappers, and her feelings for Balam, a young Maya prince while translating glyphs and digging in the steamy jungle near a beautiful beach. With the help of her friends, both real and spectral, she solves an ancient puzzle and helps the animals and people she loves. An mystery adventure for readers who want to learn more about the Mayans and archaeology while enjoying a fascinating and involved plot with some fantasy and romance thrown in. A different kind of young adult book for the discriminating reader.