Sunken Treasure

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Crowell, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
8 Reviews
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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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this book and learning about different treasure hunts. This book is a great mentor text because it is so organized! Each section is labeled and then, if the page has multiple ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

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

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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