The California Gold Rush

by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 979.4 FR
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Bridgeville Public Library Children's History and Government JUV 979.4 FRI
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 979.4 FRI 2010
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Summary
- Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension
- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative
- New center-spread sidebar feature presenting material in a fun, creative way
- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects
- Important Words glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary
- Resources section encourages independent study
- Index makes navigating subject matter easy
Contents
A fantastic discovery : what was found at Sutter's sawmill?
Before the gold rush : what did Spanish explorers hope to find in California?
Gold fever! : why was travel to California so dangerous?
Life in the land of gold : why was it hard for miners to make money?
The big truth! : panning for gold : how did miners collect gold?
The dark side : what was life like in a gold-mining camp?
End of the gold rush : how did the gold rush change America?
True statistics.

Additional Information
Series True book.
Subjects California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
Publisher New York :Children's Press,2010
Language English
Notes Publisher on cover is Scholastic.
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45) and index.
ISBN 9780531205815 (lib. bdg.)
0531205819 (lib. bdg.)
9780531212448 (softcover)
0531212440 (softcover)
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