My life during the Gold Rush
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
"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 this fascinating period of American history through an intriguing mix of fictional ""found"" ephemera. This content was created through meticulous research and adherence to facts, to provide a very personal yet realistic 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."
Life along the river
These poor men
They came in ships
Too many people, too little gold
A new camp
The rush is over.
|Series||My place in history.|
Frontier and pioneer life
-- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :2018
24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.