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Written by Josh Gregory


ISBN: 978-0-531-23214-9

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In 1848, gold was discovered in a California river, kicking off a period of time when thousands of people traveled to the West Coast with dreams of getting rich. Readers will get an up-close look at life during the California Gold Rush as they follow the adventures of Louise and Feng, two kids living in mining camp near San Francisco. Along the way, they will learn how prospectors mined for gold, what life was like in mining camps, and much more.
Item #: 670613
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8 3/8" x 7 1/4"
Pages: 32
Grades: 2 - 4
Ages: 7 - 9
Dewey #: 979.4/04
  • Exciting stories combine fiction and nonfiction by placing young, relatable characters in real settings
  • Lively and colorful illustrations bring stories to life
  • Timelines show when major events occurred
  • Maps highlight important places relating to each book
  • Sidebars highlight interesting facts and background information about real people, locations, and events
  • Glossary helps explain important terms
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