By the great horn spoon!

by Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010,

Format: Print Book 2013
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Fiction Collection DAMAGED
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Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Fiction Collection
For fans of the I Survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!
When Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will Jack strike gold in San Francisco or come home empty-handed?
This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Accompanied by Praiseworthy, the butler, orphaned Jack Fogg travels from Boston to California and becomes involved in the gold rush of 1849."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Two tales of trickery and exaggeration by the Newbery Medalist feature adventures in the Old West and during the California Gold Rush. Ages 8-12. (April) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Gold mines and mining -- Juvenile fiction.
Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile fiction.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2013
Edition First revised paperback edition.
Contributors Helquist, Brett, illustrator.
Language English
Description 206 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN 9780316286121
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