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- DescriptionAfter young Francisco Alvarado and his Indian friend Miguel meet a mysterious stranger named Luis, they set out on a journey with Francisco's cousin Maria looking for a buried treasure. The adventure was sparked by a map accidently left at the Rancho Vallecitos de San Marcos in old California. Thinking they will have a day of fun looking for the treasure, the three youngsters find more excitement than they could have imagined, including an eye-witness account of the Battle of San Pascual. Francisco's Gold is a blend of exciting fiction and historical fact which will hold the attention of readers both young and old. Those who have followed the writings of Scott O'Dell will surely enjoy this book also.
- Author BiographyDr. Donald Laine Clucas is a native Southern Californian. A long-time educator and author of local history, he retired from the field of education following a 40 year career as a teacher, administrator, and consultant. Don's love of history, especially Californian, is evident as he has previously authored Light Over the Mountain: A History of the Rancho Cucamonga Area, Upland Trails: An Early History of Upland and San Antonio Canyon, Proud to Serve: A History of the Upland, California Police Department, Proud Past, Bright Future: A History of the Cucamonga Valley Water District, Century of Community: Upland, California - The First One Hundred Years, and Images of America: Upland. He has also authored Prayer: Encouraging One Another to Talk to God, as well as newspaper and magazine articles and the editing of books for other authors. His wife, Joan, is also an author and editor.
- Author(s)Donald Laine Clucas,Dr Donald Laine Clucas
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication20/10/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight141 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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