Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas

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Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas is an exciting adventure story that’s fun for young and old alike. Addison Cooke is an intellectual seventh grader who longs to follow in the footsteps of his family and become an archaeologist. His sixth-grader sister, Molly, is a big help and a fellow adventurer. When their aunt and uncle are kidnapped by an evil rival professor looking to steal Incan treasure, Addison hatches a plan to beat him to the treasure. The hunt leads Addison, Molly, and their friends on an adventure to South America. They get through many close calls only to end up in a cave on the side of a mountain.

This action-packed story is difficult to put down. Filled with exotic locations, facts about Incan civilization, and the conquest of Pizarro, young readers will learn some history in an exciting way, while traveling on this larger-than-life adventure. Thankfully, the ending of the book leaves the door open for more exciting archaeological adventures.

The author has an engaging writing style and Addison has an incredible vocabulary and a style all his own. He’s an intelligent, quirky boy who you can’t help but cheer for.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Trade
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Philomel Books
Publish Date 2016-10-11
ISBN 9780399173776 Buy this Book
Issue October 2016
Category Tweens


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