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

Holub, Joan. (Author). Tomkinson, Tim, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 27 of 31 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler j979.40 HOL (Text) 34044000885309 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J 979.404 HOL (Text) 76895000245268 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 979.404 HOL (Text) 32604000168231 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 979.404 Hol C.2 (Text) 32604000220881 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL J979.4 HOL (Text) 36241000344398 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 979.4 HOL (Text) 33187003529050 Juvenile Nonfiction - R Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 979.4 J HOLUB (Text) 75342000335223 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 979.4 HOL (Text) 36626103466314 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg JUV 979.4 HOL (Text) 39970001271849 JNF Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV 979.404 HOLUB (Text) 37500003798838 Kids Fact Books Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • ISBN: 0448462893
  • ISBN: 9780448465777
  • ISBN: 0448465779
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page104).
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.
Target Audience Note: 680 Lexile.
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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