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The Conquistadores

Building a Spanish Empire in the Americas

The Conquistadors were both Spanish warriors and explorers driven by their three passions of glory, God, and gold. Kids will learn about the fascinating story of Cortes and his conquest of Mexico as well as the legend of Coronado, explorer of the American Southwest plus many more!

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  • Spain and the Conquistadores
  • Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico
  • Pizarro an the Conquest of the Incas
  • Francisco de Coronado, Explorer of the American Southwest
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 970.01
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Guided Reading Level V
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book
ISBN 9781592961443
Copyright 2004
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Author: R. Conrad Stein

R. Conrad Stein was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. At age 18, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served for three years. Later he attended the University of Illinois, where he graduated with a degree in history. He is now a full-time writer of material for young readers and has published more than 100 books. The study of history has always been Mr. Stein’s hobby. The author lives in Chicago with his wife (children’s book author Deborah Kent) and their daughter, Janna.