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Destination Paraguay
Price: Free! Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sebastian Segovia is nothing like his father, a brave soldier whose treasure-hunting adventures led him to the New World. But when Sebastian sets sail for his new home in Asunción, disaster strikes. How will he face slave-traders, deadly jaguars, and cannibals on his own? Does Arazunú, the young Guarani warrior, have secret plans for revenge, or will he prove a reliable guide through the jungle?
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.