The Travels of Pacha Riley: Legend of the Inkas

The Travels of Pacha Riley: Legend of the Inkas

by A.L. Rodriguez

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Overview

Pacha Riley's family is being threatened, and they must leave Perú and head to safety in America to live with their Uncle Jamie and Aunt Nina. For one who prefers anonymity, the thought of being the skinny weird kid with the funny name in a new country is not appealing. One night, there is another sudden attack, and twelve-year-old Pacha and nine- year-old little sister Lucy must escape through the window . . . without Mami and Papi. Pacha begins to realize that there is more going on than protests over the sacred sun disk his archaeologist parents discovered at Machu Picchu. By the time he and Lucy arrive in America, he has more doubts and questions than hope. But Pacha is aided in his quest by his Traveller—animal spirit guide—and his Uncle Jamie. Their father's younger brother, Uncle Jamie is nothing like his buttoned-up sibling; he's a jokester, an adventurer . . . and a sorcerer? Uncle Jamie takes Pacha into his confidence and reveals a secret: Travellers can take their humans to visit past lifetimes. He also shares his suspicions about Tomás de la Vela, a Peruvian art gallery owner, who may or not be connected to the attacks on the Rileys. While amazed to learn his uncle's secrets, Pacha does not share his own fears that Aunt Nina may also be involved. The stakes are raised when Lucy is kidnapped by de la Vela and Aunt Nina. Searching for clues sparks a fire in Pacha, and he is able to overcome his insecurities and find the fight inside himself. He Travels to his past lifetimes as an Inkan emperor and untangles a centuries- old tale of revenge to save both the sacred disk and his little sister.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543958829
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

A.L. Rodriguez had the idea for Pacha Riley in 2007 while on a flight home from Australia. "Home" is Pennsylvania, where Rodriguez works for a tech company, studies taekwondo, and dreams about visiting Stonehenge someday. The Travels of Pacha Riley was a finalist in the 2018 PNWA Literary Contest.

Table of Contents

1 Into The Night 1

2 Vaya Con Dios 6

3 America 12

4 The Note 17

5 Jennie 25

6 School 32

7 Uncle Jamie's Warning 37

8 Teams And Dreams 42

9 The News 49

10 Aunt Nina's Pack 55

11 First Day of School 60

12 A Trip With Uncle Jamie 67

13 Elisedd's Enchantment 76

14 Pacha's Travel 84

15 The Time of The Inkas 90

16 What Lucy Learned 99

17 The Second Travel 104

18 An Unexpected Clue 109

19 Busy Bees 114

20 Vamos Á Perú 119

21 Lone Wolf 124

22 Machu Picchu 131

23 Vámos A Casa 139

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