When his archaeologist parents go missing in Central America, fourteen-year-old Max embarks on a wild adventure through the Mayan underworld in search of the legendary Jaguar Stones, which enabled ancient Mayan kings to wield the powers of living gods. Includes cast of characters, glossary, facts about the Maya cosmos and calendar, and a recipe for chicken tamales.
- ISBN: 9781606840719
- Authors: Voelkel, Jon; Voelkel, Pamela
- Published: 2010 , Random House, Inc.
- Themes: Adventure, ancient civilization, Indians Of Central America, Kidnapping, Maya, missing person, Supernatural
- Descriptors: Central America, Fantasy, Intermediate (ages 9-14), Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 399