Striking It Rich: The Story of the California Gold Rush

Striking It Rich: The Story of the California Gold Rush

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Striking It Rich: The Story of the California Gold Rush by Stephen Krensky, Anna Divito, Anna Divito

When word got out that gold had been discovered at Sutter's Fort in 1849, gold fever swept the nation, bringing permanent settlers to California and most other regions of the far west. This lively and accessible account is chock full of information that describes the living conditions of the prospectors, the profiteers who sold them supplies, and other fascinating details. Gently humorous drawings complete this easy-to-read glimpse into an exciting and important period of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689808036
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 08/01/1996
Series: Ready-to-Read Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.87(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

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