download Textbooks The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended) –

Award winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexicos cherished legends Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her As promised Popoca stayed by her side So two volcanoes were formed Iztacchuatl, who continues to sleep, and Popocatpetl, who spews ash and smoke, trying to wake his love