Children of the Gold Rush available in Paperback
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- Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
These individual stories, vintage photographs, and historic memorabilia tell what life was like for the children who came North with their parents in search of gold.
|Publisher:||Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||9.02(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.22(d)|
|Age Range:||12 Years|
About the Author
Claire Rudolf Murphy is the author of two previous novels and several books of nonfiction. She was inspired to write Free Radical while contemplating her own feelings about the Vietnam War and how teenagers view it today. After spending many years in Alaska, Claire and her family now live in Spokane, Washington. This is her first book for Clarion.
Jane G. Haigh began her career as a local historian in Fairbanks, Alaska, which she continues to call home. She is the author of a number of books of popular Alaskan history, including Gold Rush Women, Gold Rush Dogs, and King Con: The Story of Soapy Smith.
Table of Contents
|Map of Alaska and the Yukon||10|
|I.||Crystal Brilliant Snow: Traveling Troubadour||12|
|II.||Axinia and Helen Cherosky: Golden Sisters||22|
|III.||Ethel Anderson: Rocking for Gold on the Creeks||30|
|IV.||Robert Farnsworth: Army Post on the Yukon||40|
|V.||Antoinette and Annette Mayo: Trading Post Twins||48|
|VI.||Klondy Nelson: Life Without Papa||56|
|VII.||Cleora Casady: Gold Camp Childhood||68|
|VIII.||Donald McDonald: Iditarod Entrepreneur||80|
|Further Reading & Sources||93|
|About the Authors||96|