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Ponce de Leon : exploring Florida and Puerto Rico

Author: Rachel Eagen
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., ©2006.
Series: In the footsteps of explorers.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Famous for his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth, Spanish conquistador Ponce de Leon is credited with the discovery of Florida in 1513 and much more. This book examines the life of this explorer and his many discoveries.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de Leon; Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de León
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Eagen
ISBN: 9780778724124 0778724123 9780778724483 0778724484
OCLC Number: 60589083
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Early start --
Age of exploration (or medieval world or whatever title) --
Westward bound (or from page to governor) --
Puerto Rico's founding --
Passover of flowers --
Failed colony --
Life at sea --
Taino --
Calusa encounters --
After the expedition --
Legacy --
Index and glossary.
Series Title: In the footsteps of explorers.
Responsibility: Rachel Eagen.
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Famous for his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth, Spanish conquistador Ponce de Leon is credited with the discovery of Florida in 1513 and much more. This book examines the life of this explorer and his many discoveries.

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