Dolores Valdez de Pong
Bring history to life through three children's plays by Dolores Valdez de Pong, produced for the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. The plays include imaginative costumes, music and props. They are ideal for grades 4 and below:
21 CHARACTERS: Narrator #1, Narrator #2, Grandma, Michael, Miquela, Young Juan Bautista de Anza, Adult Juan Bautista de Anza, Señor Gonzales, Señora Gonzales, Soldier #1, Soldier #2, Soldier #3, Muleteer #1, Muleteer #2, Mule #1, Mule #2, Mestizo, Mulatto, Padre Font, Indian #1, Indian #2
The Anzas' Gift
13 CHARACTERS: Narrator #1, Narrator #2, Señora Anza, Juan Bautista de Anza, Pablo, Carmen, Padre Font, Soldier, Chief Palma, Muleteer, Mule, Woman, María (young girl)
Lisa's Talking History Book
14 CHARACTERS: Narrator, Lisa, Lady Chocolate, Mr. Shovel, Watermelon Gal, First Ribbon, Second Ribbon, Third Ribbon, First Glass Bead, Second Glass Bead, Third Glass Bead, Quadrant, Psaltry, Meticulous Journal
Download Script, Prop List, and Historical Background (200kb)
Did You Know?
The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail was created by Congress so that communities, private land owners, and local governments can take the lead in establishing the 1200-mile trail. The National Park Service offers its support for local and citizen-based trail creation. More...