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Gold! Gold from the American River!

Author: Don Brown
Publisher: New York : Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Introduces young readers to the history of the California gold rush, describing the journey to California, the process of panning for gold, and the fortunes that this gold brought many different people.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Brown
ISBN: 9781596432239 1596432233
OCLC Number: 606054182
Target Audience: 1010
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Don Brown.

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Introduces young readers to the history of the California gold rush, describing the journey to California, the process of panning for gold, and the fortunes that this gold brought many different people.

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Good historical novel

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-09-30) Very Good Permalink

This historical novel is good for 3-4 graders because the story is interesting and because new vocabulary is introduce. such as "abundance,""encamped," and profusion." The discovery of gold in 1848 is the center of this story. The book does a great job explaining the "gold rush," from the journey...
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