Sunken Treasure

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Crowell, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Describes the many-years-long search for the treasure that went down with the Atocha, a Spanish galleon sunk off Florida in a hurricane in 1622. Includes facts about four other famous shipwrecks.

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With the sunken ship, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, Gibbons tells a young reader the about the steps an archaeologist, treasure hunters, and scientists use to locate treasures below the water's surface ... Read full review

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AR Quiz No. 5544 EN Nonfiction Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5 Accelerated Reader Quiz Type Information AR Quiz Types: RP, VP Read full review

About the author (1988)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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