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The California Gold Rush

John Sutter and the California Gold Rush

John Sutter and the California Gold Rush
Matt Doeden
Illustrated by Ron Frenz and Charles Barnett III
Non-fiction (Series)
Ages 8 to 10
2006, 0-7368-4370-1
 

Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope: The Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild, California Territory 1849
Kristiana Gregory
Historical Fiction (Series)
Ages 10 and up
Scholastic, 2001, 0-590-51157-2
 

The Journal of Wong Ming Chung

The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California 1852
Laurence Yep
Historical Fiction (Series)
Ages 10 and up
Scholastic, 2000, 0-590-38607-7
 

Away to the Goldfields

Away to the Goldfields
Pat Derby
Historical Fiction
Ages 12 and up
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004, 0-374-39961-1
 

California Gold Rush

California Gold Rush: A guide to California in the 1850's
Julie Ferris
Non-fiction (Series)
Ages 10 and up
Kingfisher, 1999, 0-7534-5218-9
 

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
Karen Cushman
Fiction
Ages 12 and up
Houghton Mifflin, 1996, 0-395-72806-1
 

Gold Fever

Gold Fever! Tales from the California Gold Rush

Rosalyn Schanzer

Non-Fiction Picture Book

Ages 10 and up

National Geographic, 1999, 978-1-4263-0040-0

 

Letters from the Corrugated Castle

Letters from the corrugated castle: A Novel of Gold Rush California 1850-1852

Joan W. Blos

Fiction

Ages 9 to 12

Simon and Schuster, 2007, 0-689-87077-9

  

The California Gold Rush

The California Gold Rush

Jean F. Blashfield

Non-Fiction (Series)

Ages 7 to 9

Compass Point Books, 2001, 0-7565-0041-9

 

 

How to get rich in the California gold rush

How to get rich in the California Gold Rush

Todd Olson

Illustrations by Scott Allred

Afterword by March Aronson

Non-Fiction and Fiction

Ages 10 and up

National Geographic, 2008, 978-1-4263-0315-9

 

 

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