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What Was the Gold Rush? (What Was...)

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Publisher Comments:

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief overview of how national parks came into being, this book covers all aspects of the canyon--how it formed, which early native people lived there, and what varied wildlife can be found there now. A history of the canyon's end-to-end exploration in the late 1860s and how the Grand Canyon became such a popular vacation spot (5 million tourists visit every year) round out this informative, easy-to-read account.

Synopsis:

In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking andquot;forty-niners!andquot; With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

Synopsis:

"Strike and#150; youand#8217;re out!" "Heand#8217;s safe!" "Homerun!" Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. and#160;But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings Americaand#8217;s Pastime to life.

About the Author

Joan Holub is the author of other Who Wasandhellip;? titles, including Who Was Marco Polo? and Who Was Babe Ruth?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448462899
Author:
Holub, Joan
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Author:
Herman, Gail
Author:
O'Connor, Jim
Author:
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Author:
Groff, David
Author:
n, Daniel
Author:
Tomkinson, Tim
Author:
Daniel Coland#243
Author:
Anderson, Scott
Author:
Coland#243
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
What Was...?
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 16-page black-and-white insert
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.31 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Product details 128 pages Grosset & Dunlap - English 9780448462899 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking andquot;forty-niners!andquot; With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!
"Synopsis" by ,
"Strike and#150; youand#8217;re out!" "Heand#8217;s safe!" "Homerun!" Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. and#160;But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings Americaand#8217;s Pastime to life.
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