Ponce De Leon

Ponce De Leon

Exploring Florida and Puerto Rico

Book - 2006
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Famous for his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth, Spanish conquistador Ponce de Le#65533;n is credited with the discovery of Florida in 1513 as well as making Puerto Rico and the Gulf Stream known to the Spanish world. This sensitively written new book describes his encounters with the Calusa, the native inhabitants of Florida, and the Taino, natives of Puerto Rico. Young readers will enjoy reading about life at sea and the hardships faced by his crew. A recipe from the period is also included.
Publisher: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub., c2006.
ISBN: 9780778724483
Branch Call Number: B PONCE_DE LEON JUAN
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.


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