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The Resource Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West, Avi

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

Label
Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West
Title
Hard gold
Title remainder
the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West
Statement of responsibility
Avi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Summary
When his Uncle Jesse heads to the Pike's Peak region of the Rocky Mountains to look for gold, Early Wittcomb follows in hopes of raising enough money to save the family farm, but the journey west is full of hardships
Writing style
Awards note
Young Hoosier Intermediate Book Award Nominee, 2012-2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
287383
Cataloging source
CRM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 008-012
  • 740
  • 740L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.A953
LC item number
Har 2008
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740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
An I witness novel
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  • Gold mines and mining
  • Colorado
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Colorado
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Uncles
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Colorado
  • Voyages and travels
  • Colorado
Target audience
pre adolescent
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the Colorado gold rush of 1859 : a tale of the old West
Label
Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West, Avi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-229)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9141859
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780545249096
Isbn Type
(scholastic)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn246689546
  • (OCoLC)246689546
Label
Hard gold : the Colorado gold rush of 1859, a tale of the Old West, Avi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-229)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9141859
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780545249096
Isbn Type
(scholastic)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn246689546
  • (OCoLC)246689546

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