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  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112

What Was the Gold Rush?



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!

  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112

About the author

Joan Holub

Joan Holub has written and/or illustrated more than 70 books for children, including the popular Ant Hill series. You can visit her Web site at www.joanholub.com. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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