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Author: Marcus Sedgwick; Roaring Brook Press.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's stolen gold from when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Michael L. Printz Award: Honor book
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Sedgwick; Roaring Brook Press.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
ISBN: 9781596435926 : 1596435925
OCLC Number: 457152482
Notes: Originally published: London : Orion Children's, 2009.
Awards: Horn Book Fanfare List, 2011.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Honor book, 2011.
Description: 204 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Marcus Sedgwick.

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Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's stolen gold from when the two men knew each other during the Alaska Gold Rush.

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Gold Fever adventure

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

This is the story told over two decades. It flips back and forth between a mysterious encounter between a madman and a gold weigher in Nome, AK during the Gold Rush. Ten years later the madman comes looking for the money he says is owed to him, only to find the person he is looking for is dead. He...
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