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A Mission for the People book. Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Ann Fraser tells the exciting story of the Chumash and all those who came to La Purisima-Spanish missonaries and soldiers, Mexican colonists, Russian and British traders who set up ports nearby, and Anglos hoping to strike it rich in the 1840s gold rush. Filled with fascinating details and animated by the sweep of centuries of dramatic events, this tale of one mission opens a window into the history of California and the American West.

When Spanish missionaries arrived on the beautiful shores of what is now the Santa Barbara region of California, they built a mission that came to be called La Purisima (another name for the Virgin Mary). Its construction changed the lives of the native Chumash people forever and shaped the history of all the peoples of the Southwest.

Fraser (One Giant Leap, 1993, et., in her specific portrait of one mission in southern California, gives a broad ., in her specific portrait of one mission in southern California, gives a broad historical perspective of the settlement and development of the state. Ambitiously, she covers the progress of the forgotten Chumash, the indigenous people of the land, from the 1500s to their role in the building and foundation of the mission-La Purisima-to its eventual abandonment and restoration as a historical monument

A mission for the people. Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif. - - Juvenile literature, Chumash Indians - Missions - Juvenile literature.

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The Story Of La Purisma. There's no description for this book yet. Published April 15, 1998 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). Chumash Indians, In library, Juvenile literature, Missions.

The first permanent church at Mission La Purísma Concepción was built in 1789. A Mission for the People: The Story Of La Purisma Hardcover. One of the biggest problems that the nearby Chumash Indians faced was the sickness brought about by diseases carried by the Spanish.

A Mission for the People: The Story of La Purisma, Mary Ann Fraser, Henry Holt & C. 1997; Grades 3 & . Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People and War, Yukio Tsuchiya, Houghton Mifflin, 1951; Grades 4-6. Fly Away Home, Eve Bunting, Clarion, 1991; Grades K-3. 1997; Grades 3 & 4. America the Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates & Neil Waldman, Aladdin, 1993; Grades K-5. Ancient Rome (Eyewitness Series), Simon James, Alfred Knopf, 1990; Grade 6. Greetings From America: Postcards from Donovan and Daisy, Ray Nelson Jr. & Douglas Kelly, Beyond Words, 1995; Grades 3-. Harlem, Walter Dean Myers, Scholastic, 1997; Grades 1-3.

Mission La Purísima Concepción, or La Purísima Mission is a Spanish mission in Lompoc, California. The original mission complex south of Lompoc was destroyed by an earthquake in 1812, and the mission was rebuilt at its present site a few miles to the northeast.

When Spanish missionaries arrived on the beautiful shores of what is now the Santa Barbara region of California, they built a mission that came to be called La Purisima (another name for the Virgin Mary). Its construction changed the lives of the native Chumash people forever and shaped the history of all the peoples of the Southwest.Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Ann Fraser tells the exciting story of the Chumash and all those who came to La Purisima--Spanish missonaries and soldiers, Mexican colonists, Russian and British traders who set up ports nearby, and Anglos hoping to strike it rich in the 1840s gold rush. Filled with fascinating details and animated by the sweep of centuries of dramatic events, this tale of one mission opens a window into the history of California and the American West.
Grosho
Great book. Gave my daughter more information on the mission.
Mojind
I think it is sad that the libraries are getting rid of California history. I see that all of these books are discards and people are
reselling them.
A Mission for the People: The Story Of La Purisma ebook
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Mary Ann Fraser
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