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Francisco Coronado and the seven cities of gold

Author: Shane Mountjoy
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, ©2006.
Series: Explorers of new lands.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A life of the Spanish explorer who sought the fabled Seven Cities of Gold, and explored in the process the vast territory of the American Southwest.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Francisco Vásquez de Coronado; Francisco Vásquez de Coronado; Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Mountjoy
ISBN: 0791086313 9780791086315
OCLC Number: 58546102
Description: xvii, 142 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The seven cities of gold --
The explorer's early life --
Coronado's world --
Friar Marcos --
The expedition begins --
Cíbola --
From conquistador to explorer --
Fighting and failure --
Coronado returns to New Spain.
Series Title: Explorers of new lands.
Responsibility: Shane Mountjoy.
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Spanish legend claimed there were seven cities built of gold and filled with treasure in the New World. Today he is seen as a brave explorer and a careful observer of life in the Southwest. Ages 8+  Read more...

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