|aThe Marino mission : |bone girl, one mission, one thousand words / |cKaren B. Chapman
|aOne girl, one mission, one thousand words
|aHoboken, N.J : |bJ. Wiley & Sons, |cc2005
|a325 p. ; |c22 cm.
|aSixteen-year-old Alexa reluctantly joins her mother, a marine biologist, for a summer in Nicaragua, but finds that her internship in a DNA lab can provide the help a new friend needs to come to the aid of some captive dolphins. Includes glossary and vocabulary exercises
|aFutile request--Captivating creatures--Serendipitous find--Old Maxim -- Surprising revelation--Pecas' plea--Clandestine mission -- Not a nemesis -- Contemptous claim--Conflagration ignites--Stealthy scheme--DNA debacle -- Moral ambiguity--Late-night liberation--Friendship: eternal verity--Preponderance of evidence--Nebulous future -- Proverbial invitaion--Vocabulary excercise--Vocabulary list