When the Mission Padre Came to the Rancho

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When the Mission Padre Came to the Rancho

The Early California Adventures of Rosalinda and Simon Delgado

By Gare Thompson

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9780792269458, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

Description
Vivid narrative, period illustrations, and diary entries of the children in this story give today's kids an exciting look at life in the missions and ranchos of early 1800s California.