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Title Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West / Avi.
Author Avi, 1937-
Publication New York, N.Y. : Hyperion Books for Children, [2008]
Copyright date ©2008
Edition First edition.
Description 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Call # J FIC AVI
Series An I witness novel
Avi, 1937- I witness novel.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-229).
Summary Determined to find his nineteen-year-old uncle and best friend, Jesse, who left for Colorado to find enough gold to pay the mortgage and save the family's Iowa farm, twelve-year-old Early Whittcomb joins up with a barber, his wife, and his daughter on a wagon train heading for the gold fields near Pike's Peak in 1858.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Gold mines and mining -- Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
Colorado -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 1423105192 :
9781423105190
1423105206 (pbk.) :
9781423105206 (pbk.) :

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