Quincy, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2011
A young Mayan boy sets off on memorable adventures in this beautiful and charming story by author d l davies. Cuauhtémoc: Descending Eagle captivates readers’ hearts with its amusing plot and great life lessons learned along the way.
Cuauhtémoc is set in South America in the early 16th century, a time when the world seemed to be expanding at an almost exponential rate. Readers will meet Cuauhtémoc, who was born in a small village in the northwestern part of Maya. The story follows his life from birth through birdman school, where he learns to become a birdman and carry messages. As the account unwinds, it tells of his adventures, his fights with pirate raiders as well as some of his own people. How his life will turn out will keep readers engaged right until the very end.
Readers who enjoy cultural epics as well as historical fiction will definitely find this book entertaining and commendable.
This book will be featured at the 2011 American Association of School Librarians Book Exhibit in Minneapolis, MN, on October 26 to 30, 2011.
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About the Author
d l davies was born in Susanville, Calif. on April, 1943. In his early years, his family moved frequently and he was raised in California, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, Idaho, and Montana, just to name a few. The author spent six years in the Army and was stationed in Germany in the mid-seventies. He worked mostly as a welder as well as an auto mechanic, but in all this time he would find himself caught up in (mentally) creating stories.
Cuauhtémoc * by d l davies
Publication Date: June 7, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 187 pages; 978-1-4535-1357-6
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 187 pages; 978-1-4535-1358-3
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-1359-0
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