The Corn Grows Ripe

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Product Description: 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.

Age Level: 6-9
Publisher: Puffin Books