Ponce de Leon came to the New World with Columbus, became governor of Puerto Rico, and discovered Florida. Legend says he searched for the Fountain of Youth. Instead, he found death. He died after being wounded by an Indian arrow.
- Publisher: Mitchell Lane
- Series: Latinos in U.S. History
- Year Published: 2002
- Age Level: 8-13
- Category: Biography
Pairing plenty of facts with colorful illustrations. (Children’s Bookwatch)