Coronado; explorer of the Southwest by Matthew G. Grant

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Published by Creative Education; distributed by Childrens Press, Chicago in [Mankato, Minn .

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  • Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 1510-1554 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 1510-1554.,
  • Explorers.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration.

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A brief biography of the Spanish explorers who led an expedition into the American Southwest in search of Gran Quivira and the seven cities of Cibola.

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Statement[by] Matthew G. Grant. Illustrated by Harold Henriksen.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesHis Gallery of great Americans series. Explorers of America
ContributionsHenriksen, Harold, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE125.V3 G72
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5420657M
ISBN 100871912856
LC Control Number73013957
OCLC/WorldCa700733

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