The Marino Mission One Girl, One Mission, One Thousand Words - 1000 Need-to-know SAT Vocabulary Words by Karen B. Chapman
  

The Marino Mission One Girl, One Mission, One Thousand Words - 1000 Need-to-know SAT Vocabulary Words

Written by Karen B. Chapman
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Synopsis

The Marino Mission One Girl, One Mission, One Thousand Words - 1000 Need-to-know SAT Vocabulary Words by Karen B. Chapman

This is one unforgettable story containing one thousand unforgettable SAT vocabulary words. Alexa McCurry leads an ordinary teenager's life in upstate New York until she embarks on a summer adventure in Central America. While working at a potentially boring internship in a marine DNA lab, she befriends a local boy, Jose, and a remarkable dolphin, Pecas. Together, Alexa and Jose uncover an ominous secret: Pecas' missing baby may be a captive at a marine biology facility.In a riveting tale of intrigue, Alexa and Jose work to unravel the mystery and lead the reader on a vocabulary expanding adventure. The Marino Mission is a fun and painless way to master 1,000 tough SAT vocabulary words. Why spend all day looking at lists of words and definitions when you can read a gripping page turner that incorporates SAT vocabulary words right into the text? Even better, words are defined at the bottom of each page so you don t have to flip to the back of the book to find definitions. Plus, self tests at the end of the novel help you retain what you learn and prepare for test day. Once you open up The Marino Mission , you'll hardly know you're studying at all!

Reviews

The Marino Mission...a better read than prior attempts at this concept, which tried too hard to cram in large words. (Miami Herald, February 26, 2005)

About the Author

Karen B. Chapman, Ph.D., grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biology. She received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from John Hopkins University School of Medicine and went on to complete postdoctoral fellowships at both the Pasteur Institute in Paris and at Harvard Medical School. Currently, she resides in Northern California with her husband and four young children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Author

Karen B. Chapman
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Publisher

Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S. an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Publication date

10th January 2005

ISBN

9780764578311


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