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Author Holub, Joan. 537566

Title What was the Gold Rush? / by Joan Holub ; illustrated by Tim Tomkinson.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Biography  B GOL    ---  Available
Description 105 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series What was...?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents What Was the Gold Rush? -- Striking Gold -- Gold Fever -- Rushing West -- Working a Claim -- A Miner's Week -- Striking It Rich (or Not) -- Law and Order -- Boomtowns -- Mining Gets Harder -- How the Gold Rush Changed America -- Timelines.
Summary Describes the nineteenth century American gold rush, and includes information on gold rush "boomtowns," relations between Native Americans and gold rush pioneers, and the importance of the gold rush on American history.
Study Program ACCELERATED READER $b LG $c RL 4.6 $d 1.0
Subject Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature. 563735
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature. 563736
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature. 563737
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature. 563738
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature. 563739
Added Author Tomkinson, Tim, illustrator.
ISBN 9780448462899 (pbk.)
0448462893 (pbk.)
9780448465777 (hardcover)
0448465779 (hardcover)

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