The Resource The California Gold Rush, Mel Friedman

The California Gold Rush, Mel Friedman

Label
The California Gold Rush
Title
The California Gold Rush
Statement of responsibility
Mel Friedman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.4/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F865
LC item number
.F83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A true book
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The California Gold Rush, Mel Friedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45) and index
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  • SPLM
  • MCM
  • SIL
  • WIL
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"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?
Control code
ocn319602670
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780531212448
Lccn
2009017524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u394759
System control number
(OCoLC)319602670

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