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Ponce de León : Juan Ponce de León searches for the fountain of youth

Author: Ann Heinrichs
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, ©2002.
Series: Exploring the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Spanish explorer who first came to the New World with Columbus, went on to become governer of Puerto Rico, and later came to Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de León
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Heinrichs
ISBN: 0756501814 9780756501815
OCLC Number: 47838780
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Growing up in Castile --
Off to the Americans --
Life in Hispaniola --
Settling down in Puerto Rico --
Exploring Florida --
One last voyage.
Series Title: Exploring the world.
Responsibility: by Ann Heinrichs.
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A biography of the Spanish explorer who first came to the New World with Columbus, went on to become governer of Puerto Rico, and later came to Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth.

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A nice addition to any collection.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-09) Good Permalink

     Very well done, keeps an interest without getting "too boring".  Takes his life from childhood to death.  Has timeline, important people, index, read more and glossary. 

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