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In this deeply affecting novel Scott ODell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors—a world that is at once somber and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

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In this deeply affecting novel Scott O& #39; Dell envelops the reader in the< BR> heroic world of the conquistadors& mdash; a world that is at once somber< BR> and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these< BR> steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge< BR> of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

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While awaiting trial for murder and withholding from the king the obligatory fifth of the gold found in Cibola, Esteban, a seventeen-year-old cartographer, recalls his adventures with a band of conquistadors.

Synopsis:

In this deeply affecting novel Scott O'Dell envelops the reader in the

heroic world of the conquistadors—a world that is at once somber

and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these

steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge

of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

About the Author

Scott O'Dell's books have entertained and enlightened millions of readers, all over the world. The master storyteller and writer has shared his thoughts with young adults in books ranging from historical fiction to gothic romances. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1960 Newbery Medal for his first book, Island of the Blue Dolphins, and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, an award originated and donated by the author to honor distinguished works of historical fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618747832
Author:
Odell, Scott
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
O'Dell, Scott
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Trials (Murder)
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Buried treasure
Subject:
Historical - Exploration & Discoveries
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
Southwest, new
Subject:
Southwest, New Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.80x4.96x.70 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , In this deeply affecting novel Scott O& #39; Dell envelops the reader in the< BR> heroic world of the conquistadors& mdash; a world that is at once somber< BR> and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these< BR> steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge< BR> of eternity with style and uncommon courage.
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While awaiting trial for murder and withholding from the king the obligatory fifth of the gold found in Cibola, Esteban, a seventeen-year-old cartographer, recalls his adventures with a band of conquistadors.
"Synopsis" by , In this deeply affecting novel Scott O'Dell envelops the reader in the

heroic world of the conquistadors—a world that is at once somber

and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these

steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge

of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

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