- Item #28G5 in
- Grades: 2 - 6
- Ages: 7 - 12
- Format: Book Plus
Strike it rich with amazing facts about the California Gold Rush of 1849! Comes with a piece of “fool’s gold.”
High-Interest Nonfiction, Essential Background on a Craze That Swept Our Nation, Talking About Historical Trends and Mass Movements
Topics and Themes:
Gold Rush of 1849, California, American Frontier, Prospecting, Get-Rich Dreams and Schemes
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If readers went west with the forty-niners, how would they have traveled? How would they have mined for gold? What would their lives have been like in the gold fields?
Includes one piece of pyrite (“fool’s gold”).