The California Gold Rush
- Mel Friedman.
- New York : Children's Press, c2010.
- Physical description
- 48 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
- True book.
Education Library (Cubberley)
F865 .F83 2010
- Unknown F865 .F83 2010
- Friedman, Mel, 1946-
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index.
- "Ready, set, gold!" : what was found at Sutter's sawmill?
- An island called California : what did Spanish explorers hope to find in California?
- Gold fever! : why was travel to California so dangerous?
- Life in the land of gold : why was it hard for miners to make money?
- Panning for gold : how much did the biggest lump of gold found in California weigh?
- The dark side : what was the Chinese name for California?
- End of the gold rush : how did the gold rush help America?
- Discover the brief, brutal period of U.S. history known as the gold rush. Characterized by hope, greed, enterprise and thug rule, the gold rush transformed life in America--and began in January, 1848, with James Marshall's accidental discovery of gold in California.
- Publication date
- A true book
- 9780531205815 (hardcover)
- 0531205819 (hardcover)
- 9780531212448 (softcover)
- 0531212440 (softcover)