Striking it rich: the story of the California gold rush

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Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
[1996]
Language:
English
Description
In 1849, gold fever struck the nation, and many people left their homes for the gold fields of California. Here's how the miners went West in boats and covered wagons, how they panned for gold, and what they did with the gold. Included are maps, funny stories about miners, and facts about men like Levi Strauss who became rich by "not" mining for gold. Not every miner made a fortune, but they all shared in a great adventure.
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ISBN:
9780689808043
9780689808036
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
880L
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Grouping Title striking it rich the story of the california gold rush
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-06 01:14:31AM
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subject_facet California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature, California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature, Literature
title_display Striking it rich : the story of the California gold rush
title_full Striking it rich : the story of the California gold rush/ by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by Ann DiVito
title_short Striking it rich :
title_sub the story of the California gold rush
topic_facet Gold discoveries, History