What Was the Gold Rush? (What Was?) (Paperback)

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By Joan Holub, Who HQ, Tim Tomkinson (Illustrator)
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In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

About the Author

Joan Holub is the author of other Who Was…? titles, including Who Was Marco Polo? and Who Was Babe Ruth?

Product Details
ISBN: 9780448462899
ISBN-10: 0448462893
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: February 7th, 2013
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: What Was?