California Gold Rush!

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189233

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Description

On January 24, 1848 a man named James W. Marshall found gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. This compelling title explains how Marshalls discovery sparked gold fever and lured thousands of people west in search of great fortunes. Primary source accounts and historical photographs trace the history of the gold rush in California as well as the later Klondike gold rush.

Reading Level
Lexile
810L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
5.0
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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