What Was the Gold Rush? by Joan Holub
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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 Joan Holub

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Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 120 children's books, including Shampoodle and Groundhog Weather School. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Cloudette and Bridget's Beret. He is also the illustrator of the New York Times-bestselling books, Duck! Rabbit! and Shark vs. Train. He lives in Geneva, Illinois.
Published February 7, 2013 by Grosset & Dunlap. 128 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books.

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