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

Holub, Joan. (Author). Tomkinson, Tim, ill. (Added Author).
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  • 28 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton County Public Library - Fowler j979.40 HOL (Text) 34044000885309 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville J 979.404 HOL (Text) 76895000245268 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Checked out 12/27/2016
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville J 979.404 HOL (Text) 32604000168231 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville J 979.404 Hol C.2 (Text) 32604000220881 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 979.4 J HOLUB (Text) 75342000335223 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J 979.4 HOL (Text) 36626103466314 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Huntingburg Public Library - Huntingburg JUV 979.4 HOL (Text) 39970001271849 JNF Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 979.404 HOL (Text) 39391006627358 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID PLACES WHAT GOLD.RUSH (Text) 37516002001873 KidNF Places Available -
Laurel Public Library J979.4 HOL (Text) 36241000344398 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • ISBN: 0448462893 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780448465777 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0448465779 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 105 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.104).
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Gold mines and mining > California > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life > California > Juvenile literature.
Gold mines and mining > California > History > 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life > California.
California > Gold discoveries > Juvenile literature.
California > History > 1846-1850 > Juvenile literature.
California > Social life and customs > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
California > Gold discoveries.
California > History > 1846-1850.
California > Social life and customs > 19th century.

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