A colorful fictional account for middle-school children of the meeting between De Soto and the Alabama Indians on his historic expedition through the South. These Indians were the last of the Mound Builders, led by a peace-loving king. The Gold Disc of Coosa describes their civilized culture in the years until 1540, when the Indians finally made their fateful stand against the Spanish at Maubila.
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Virginia Pounds Brown (1916-2014), a lifelong resident of Birmingham, was a librarian, bookseller, author, editor, and publisher. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Randolph-Macon College and Emory University, she wrote and/or edited several books and articles on Birmingham and the Indians of the Southeast, and a memoir, Mother and Me.