Tucket Adventure Series: Tucket's Gold
This is the 4th book in the Tucket series. Francis Tucket and his new family, Lottie and Billy, continue to march across desert being pursued by the Comancheros who would like to capture them and sell them into slavery for money. The kids press on enduring hot temperatures, no food and water, and terrifying thunderstorms. They stumble onto some treasure left by the exploring Spaniards. Will this make them rich? Will they be captured by the Comancheros? Will Francis Tucket be reunited with his family? Another Paulsen thriller that will make you want to read more!