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My life during the Gold Rush

Author: Max Caswell
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2018]
Series: My place in history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1848, thousands of people from all over the world dropped their mundane lives and embarked on sometimes deadly journeys with hopes of striking gold in the American West. This book chronicles a fascinating period of American history through fictional found ephemera, meticulously researched and developed to create an inside look into the life and struggle of the forty-niners. Captivating black-and-white photography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Caswell, Max.
My life during the Gold Rush.
New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2018]
(DLC) 2017008901
(OCoLC)973878981
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Caswell
ISBN: 9781538203002 1538203006
OCLC Number: 1038015917
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Gold discovered! --
Life along the river --
These poor men --
They came in ships --
By land --
Too many people, too little gold --
San Francisco! --
A new camp --
The rush is over.
Series Title: My place in history.
Responsibility: Max Caswell.

Abstract:

In 1848, thousands of people from all over the world dropped their mundane lives and embarked on sometimes deadly journeys with hopes of striking gold in the American West. This book chronicles a fascinating period of American history through fictional found ephemera, meticulously researched and developed to create an inside look into the life and struggle of the forty-niners. Captivating black-and-white photography of the miners illustrates their powerful story. Maps of the Gold Rush main routes and destinations are included. This book is sure to engage even reluctant readers of American history!

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