Victor and Maya travel to Chile, South America to visit their friend, Natalia. The kids explore the mountainside looking for gold, jewels, and a chance to spot a rare Andean cat. Local legend says seeing an Andean cat can bring good luck. The kids enter an abandoned mine shaft where they encounter an Andean Cat who is trapped. As they free the Andean Cat, an earthquake shakes rocks loose that trap Maya in the mine. Will she get out? Can the Andean Cat bring luck and help save Maya?
Learning Concept: Children learn about South America and about the Endangered Andean Cat.
Winner of 2014 Mom's Choice Awards - Children's Picture Books: Silver and 2014 Green Earth Award - Silver
Lexile Score: 800
Word Count: 1837