The California Gold Rush : would you go for the gold?

by Landau, Elaine.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 979.4 L23
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 979.4 L23
 
 
Summary
On January 24, 1848, a man working near Sutter's Mill in California spotted a few small gold nuggets in the American River. This discovery led thousands of people to move to the west. However, looking for gold proved to be dangerous work. Although many did not strike it rich, the gold rush was a time of great change in the United States. Author Elaine Landau poses many other exciting questions to the reader in this engaging narrative.
Additional Information
Series Landau, Elaine. What would you do?
Subjects Pioneers -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Gold miners -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Gold miners -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Elementary,2009
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 9780766029019 (lib. bdg.)
0766029018 (lib. bdg.)
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