When the Mission Padre Came to the Rancho: The Early California Adventures of Rosalinda and Simon Delgado (Paperback)

The Early California Adventures of Rosalinda and Simon Delgado

By Gare Thompson

National Geographic Society, 9780792269458, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

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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.


About the Author

Gare Thompson has long been involved with children's books as an author and editor. He has written several of National Geographic's Science Chapters and History Chapters, including Riding with the Mail: The Story of the Pony Express, Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott Race to the South Pole, and Serengeti Journey: On Safari in Africa. To learn more, visit garethompson-writer.com or follow @ThompsonGare on Twitter.
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