Gold! Gold From the American River!
January 24, 1848: The Day the Gold Rush BeganBook - 2011/02/15
Presents the story of the California gold rush, from the uncharted journey across hostile land, to the laborious process of panning for gold, to the success of savvy entrepreneurs.
When James Marshall found a small, soft shiny stone in a California stream, he knew it could only be one thing: Gold! His cry of discovery would be heard around the world. In the third installment of Don Brown's Actual Times series, Gold! Gold from the American River! is the story of the California gold rush--the uncharted journey across hostile land, the laborious process of panning for gold, the success of savvy entrepreneurs, and the fortunes of the marginalized, from slaves and American Indians to women and foreigners.
Gold Fever! The excitement, drive, and adrenaline of the gold rush, narrated by Don Brown and brought to life with his vivid watercolors.
Introduces young readers to the history of the California gold rush, describing the journey to California, the process of panning for gold, and the fortunes that this gold brought many different people.