James Stevenson Publisher
Stories of California when Spain and
by Lola Hoffman
children's reader has nearly all of the stories that serious
students of California history should know. The events in this book,
about which children read, are factual. Most histories of California
contain very sketchy information about the exciting days when Spain and
Mexico ruled California. A child you know can read in this book
about the Russian Nobleman who fell in love with the San Francisco
Comandante's daugher, about the African, Indian and Spanish settlers of
the little pubelo, "Our Lady, Queen of Angels," (Los Angeles) and about
Richard Dana who had spent two years before the mast, among many exciting
Beginnings, has explanations of how the Indians lived and played.
Learn the Yang Na Indian words for the numbers one through five and
read about the exciting life in California before the Bear Flag Revolt.
Paperback, 276 pages, $17.95
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