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Junipero Jose Serra by Jim Whiting

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, Del .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • Spain,
  • California.

Subjects:

  • Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784.,
  • Franciscans -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Franciscans -- Missions -- California -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Indians of North America -- Missions -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers.,
  • Missionaries.,
  • Indians of North America -- Missions -- California.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846.

Book details:

About the Edition

Traces the life of the Spanish explorer and missionary who travelled to Mexico and California to teach the Indians about Christianity and who established nine missions along the California coast.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

Statementby Jim Whiting.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesLatinos in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF864.S44 W485 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3556652M
ISBN 101584151870
LC Control Number2002014360

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