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Newsgirl / Liza Ketchum.

Authors: Ketchum, Liza, 1946-
Call number: jFIC KET
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Gangs -- Fiction.
Newspaper vendors -- Fiction.
Children's literature.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Fiction.
Title: Newsgirl / Liza Ketchum.
Physical description: 327 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary note: In the spring of 1851 San Francisco is booming. 12-year-old Amelia Forrester has just arrived with her family and they are eager to make a new life in Phoenix City. But the mostly male town is not that hospitable to females and Amelia decides she will earn more money as a boy. Cutting her hair and donning a cap, she joins a gang of newsboys, selling Eastern newspapers for a fortune.
Genre: Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9780670011193 :
0670011193 :
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1230034
Bib No.: 1230034

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