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   ChupaCabra and the Roswell UFO, by Rudolfo Anaya  
 
  Novel, first publication in October 2008
 
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      In this second ChupaCabra mystery, Professor Rosa Medina has just arrived in Santa Fe where she meets Nadine, a mysterious sixteen-year-old who insists that the two of them travel to Roswell, New Mexico. Nadine is convinced that C-Force, a secret government agency, has decoded the DNA of ChupaCabra and an extraterrestrial. If the two genomes are combined, a new and horrific life form will be created.
    In this fast-paced mystery, Anaya expands the ChupaCabra folklore into a metaphor that deals with the new powers inherent in science. Is ChupaCabra a beast in Latino folktales, used to frighten children, or a lost species being manipulated by C-Force? Rosa's life hangs in the balance as she and her young accomplice try to find a way to stop C-Force before its mad scientists create a monster.

     
     
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  • ChupaCabra (#2)

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  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials
  • Children, Teens, Kids.
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  • U.S.A.
  • UFOs
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