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Juan Ponce de León and his lands of discovery

Author: John Davenport
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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Describes the life and times of Juan Ponce de Leon, a Spanish explorer from the 15th century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de Leon; Juan Ponce de León
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Davenport
ISBN: 0791086070 9780791086070
OCLC Number: 58648155
Description: xvii, 142 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1493 --
A new Spain and a new world --
A young adventurer --
A new life in a new land --
Finding Florida --
Building on success --
Florida and the price of ambition --
Ponce de León, the new world, and history.
Series Title: Explorers of new lands.
Responsibility: John C. Davenport.
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Believing that the Fountain of Youth could be found in the New World, Ponce de Leon explored the coast of a land that he would call Florida. He also had explored and settled the island of Puerto  Read more...

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