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Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859 : a tale of the old West

Avi 1937- (Author).

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George H. & Laura E. Brown Library JF Avi (Text) 30308100827956 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781423105190
  • Physical Description: 229 pages.
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  • Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.6 5 125659.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter 1 How It Began 1 -- Chapter 2 My Brothers 7 -- Chapter 3 Bad News and Good 10 -- Chapter 4 Hard Times, Strange Times 18 -- Chapter 5 A Whole Lot of Time 26 -- Chapter 6 I Find a Way 30 -- Chapter 7 I Leave Home 40 -- Chapter 8 Lizzy 45 -- Chapter 9 Westward, Ho! 52 -- Chapter 10 We Head West 59 -- Chapter 11 Mr. Mawr 69 -- Chapter 12 News About Jesse 76 -- Chapter 13 Farewell to Iowa 87 -- Chapter 14 Into Nebraska 102 -- Chapter 15 Stampede! 117 -- Chapter 16 Going On 129 -- Chapter 17 Long Trail 137 -- Chapter 18 Cherry Creek! 151 -- Chapter 19 Denver House 160 -- Chapter 20 Going After Jesse 170 -- Chapter 21 Into the Mountains 179 -- Chapter 22 Gold Hill 192 -- Chapter 23 Jesse 199 -- Chapter 24 Escape! 211 -- Chapter 25 Rest of My Life 214.
Summary, etc.: When his Uncle Jesse heads to the Pike's Peak region of the Rocky Mountains to look for gold, Early Wittcomb follows in hopes of raising enough money to save the family farm, but the journey west is full of hardships.
Target Audience Note:
740L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.6 5 125659.
Subject: Colorado Gold discoveries Juvenile fiction
Colorado History To 1876 Juvenile fiction
Uncles Juvenile fiction
Gold mines and mining Juvenile fiction
Voyages and travels Juvenile fiction
Genre: Fiction.
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