The Sad Night: The Story of an Aztec Victory and a Spanish Loss
The Sad Night: The Story of an Aztec Victory and a Spanish Loss   -     By: Sally Mathews
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The Sad Night: The Story of an Aztec Victory and a Spanish Loss

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1994 / Paperback

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In this striking picture book, Sally Schofer Mathews traces the Aztec presence in Mexico from the mythic origins of the Aztec Empire to the recent discovery of gold lost by the Spaniards on the fateful night. This unforgettable tale is accompanied by eloquent detailed illustrations rendered in they style of Aztec codex art.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1994
ISBN: 0618117458
ISBN-13: 9780618117451

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“This sensitive treatment of La Noche Triste, or The Sad Night, the last battle the Aztecs won against the Spaniards, is a highly effective melding of graceful, lucid text and stylized art. Designed to resemble Aztec codices, the illustrations appear in double-page strips above the bordered text. Beginning with the Aztec migration to Tenochtitlán (now Mexico City), the history of this people is traced through their final conquest by Cortés’s forces. . . . This title has the distinction of combining myth with historical fact in a particularly successful manner. An engaging introduction to Mexican history.”—School Library Journal

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