Koolura is no ordinary girl. Neither is her best friend Leila. While visiting Mexico, the girls discover a device which hurtles them back in time to an early Mayan civilization. The Mayans have troubles of their own—the alien Aquari people have all but enslaved them. They need a goddess to set them free. Could Koolura be the one?
Koolura is a twelve-year old girl with marvelous powers. Indeed, she keeps discovering new ones. In this third book of the Koolura series, she finds out where they come from, not that I am going to tell you. All I’ll say is that it’s technology, not magic: technology from a very advanced civilization of a faraway world...Read more.
This is my kind of book. I love paranormal anything and especially YA. The author weaves a wonderful tale which includes a bit of a history lesson on the Mayans. The protagonist, Koolura, is a twelve year old girl who posses psychic abilities. Koolura and her friend, Leila, are sent back in time through teleportation to help the Mayan people against an invading alien race. As a side note, I know the author is deaf and I love the way he wove American sign language into the plot. The pace is good and the story is well thought out. Two thumbs up!
Book 3 in the Koolura Series takes middle grade readers on a time travel journey to the ancient Mayan civilization. Twelve-year old Koolura possesses special powers to teleport, fly, and heal the sick. When she and her BFF Leila teleport to Oaxaca, Mexico, for her dad’s wedding ceremony, Koolura unlocks her ability to travel through time. On a side trip to an ancient pyramid in Monte Alban, the girls find themselves suddenly transported back to the 8th century where they discover the Mayan people have been enslaved by a race of pale-skinned people with blond hair...Read more
I've read all of the Koolura stories and as usual, Mr. Thal does not disappoint with the third book in the series. Once again, twelve year old Koolura, and her friend, Leila, are up to their necks in hot water. While visiting Mexico the two girls, through special powers, pop into an ancient pyramid. Nosing around Leila stumbles across something that terrifies Koolura. It's a.....No - I don't do spoilers! They are blipped back to an ancient Mayan Village that is in big trouble...Read more