Our Voices: Spanish and Latino Figures of American History: Joaquín Murrieta: Robin Hood of the California Gold Rush, 1st Edition

  • Avery Elizabeth Hurt
  • Published By: Rosen Central
  • ISBN-10: 1508184852
  • ISBN-13: 9781508184850
  • DDC: 979.4
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This engaging volume takes a close look at the legend of Joaquin Murrieta, the man who came to be known as the Robin Hood of Eldorado. Dynamic text tells the story of Murrieta, with plenty of exciting age-appropriate details, but also examines the complex relationship between fact and fiction in legends such as his. Interesting and informative historical background on the California Gold Rush and the role of Mexicans and Californios in the area at the time round out this fun and informative volume.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: “There's Gold in Them Thar Hills”.
2: The Five Joaquíns.
3: Bounty!.
4: Mistaken Identity?.
5: The Legend.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.