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Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death The Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanue were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers But their in. In a note at the very beginning of The Hero Twins Against the Lords of Death it is explained that the myth comes from a collection of Mayan stories known as the Popol Vuh In the story twin brothers Hunahpu and Xbalanue find out from a rat that their dead father and uncle were once great ballplayers of a game known as Pok Ta Pok When the twins begin to play the game and are good at it they meet the same fate as their father and uncle – the Lords of Xibalba the Land of the Dead hate the noise the boys make when they play the game and want to get rid of them The book follows the boys as they go through trials put to them by the Lords of Xibalba and is split into “chapters” based on those trials ie “Dark House” “Razor House and Cold House” “Jaguar House and Fire House” etc Young readers are sure to enjoy the mischievous ways of Hunahpu and Xbalanue as they trick the Lords of Xibalba again and again as well as Witt’s beautiful story art based on Mayan history art and architecture While parts of the story could easily become dark and scary the Hero Twins’ comedic timing saves the story from becoming too much for its young audience The Hero Twins Against the Lords of Death is an essential purchase for school and public libraries

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The Hero TwinsCredible skill at playing Pok ta Pok the Mayan ball game angers the lords of Xibalba rulers of the land of the dead When the lords challenge them to a Pok ta. I bought this at the UPenn exhibit on the Maya calendar end date It's a cute children's story a somewhat reliable representation of the Popol Vuh and certainly easier to understand than the original It obviously leaves a whole lot out

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characters The Hero Twins ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death The Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanue were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers But their incredible skill at playing Pok ta Pok the Mayan ball game angers the lords of Xibalba rulers of the land of the dead When tPok game in Xibalba the twins know they must use all of their powers and cunning to defeat the lords' many challenges Will they survive the land of the dead. Interesting accessible version of the Mayan myth