Buried Treasures of the American Southwest

W.C. Jameson (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874830828

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Modern-day counterparts of the Spanish conquistadors and the early nineteenth-century settlers still cling to the image of El Dorado and the promise of riches. The folklore of the land still exerts its magical pull as the pickup truck has replaced the horse and mule, but treasure hunters still travel with little more than their dreams and hopes. They can be found even now in the mountains and the valleys of the American Southwest, still searching for the elusive riches that have been lost or remain buried in the rugged terrain.

Reading Level
Lexile
1230L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Y
ATOS
9.3
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Legends & Myths
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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