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Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West / Avi.

Authors: Avi, 1937-
Call number: jFIC AVI
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: Gold mines and mining -- Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
Colorado -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile fiction.
Series title: Avi, 1937- I witness novel.
Title: Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West / Avi.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 229 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Target audience note: Ages 8-12.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-229).
Awards note: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2012-2013, 4-6 Nominee.
A Junior Library Guild selection
ISBN: 9781423105190 (reinforced) :
1423105192 (reinforced) :
9781423105206 (pbk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1165618
Bib No.: 1165618

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