What Was the Gold Rush?

What Was the Gold Rush?

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by Joan Holub
     
 

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In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

Overview

In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101610299
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
02/07/2013
Series:
Penguin What Was... Series
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
266,326
Lexile:
680L (what's this?)
File size:
81 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Joan Holub is the author of other Who Was…? titles, including Who Was Marco Polo? and Who Was Babe Ruth?

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What Was the Gold Rush? 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whoever said it was only 16 pages is wrong!  there are 105 and 16 are actual photos!  Would be nice if the people writing the reviews actually read the book!  Personally i think this series was a long time coming, Great job!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I know that other books in the series are good, but is this one good? -Shadow on Moonlit River
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You need it
Anonymous 3 months ago
I think that we sould learn about the gold rush and this is one of the ways to help teachers to help there stundtes learn about the gold rush it is a relly good book
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I love history so this i think i like so i will reate it later
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Only sixsteen pages