Jungle Land

Eric Walters (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811508

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DJ is always thrilled to spend time with his grandfather, a person he idolizes. When his grandfather announces that he's going to take all of his grandsons on individual adventures, it seems only fair that DJ, as the oldest grandchild, will get his adventure first. An adventure that sees his grandfather at the controls of a small plane as the two fly to Central America for a week. But when someone tries to kidnap him, DJ must flee through the jungle and down a crocodile-infested river, pursued by armed gunmen. When he isn't busy trying to stay alive, DJ discovers things about himself he never suspected and uncovers information that leads him to believe his beloved grandfather is living a secret life. In this exciting prequel to Between Heaven and Earth and Sleeper, the responsible and athletically gifted DJ flies to Central America.

Reading Level
Lexile
640L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.2
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Chapter Books Family
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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