The Gold Miners' Rescue

The Gold Miners' Rescue

by Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson

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Overview

Introducing Sheldon Jackson

As Adam Christian graduates from the famous Sitka Industrial and Training School, he dreams of one day becoming famous—like Dr. Sheldon Jackson, who started the school. The last thing Adam wants to do is return to his dull life in northern Alaska, so lie asks Dr. Jackson if he can join him on his 1897 expedition to the Yukon to rescue hundreds of starving gold miners. Surprisingly, Dr. Jackson agrees, and eager to say good-bye to his home and his people, Adam sets off on what he hopes will be the adventure of a lifetime.

But the excitement and fame Adam seeks soon are swallowed up in trials that not even the hardy young boy is prepared to face. Disaster seems to strike at every turn when they try to bring a herd of reindeer from Norway all the way to the Yukon in an effort to help the troubled miners. Will they reach the men before it’s too late?

Help is on the way, but will it be on time?

An adventure story, ideal for readers 8-12 years of age.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015860542
Publisher: Castle Rock Creative, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Series: Trailblazer Books , #25
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dave & Neta Jackson are the authors of the 40-book Trailblazer series, enjoyed by 1.7 million young readers worldwide, as well as the Hero Tales series for families. For adults their books include the Yada Yada Prayer Group series, the House of Hope series, the Harry Bentley series, and the SouledOut Sisters series, as well as many stand-alone fiction and nonfiction books. They make their home in Chicago. Visit them at www.daveneta.com and www.trailblazerbooks.com and www.facebook.com/DaveNetaJackson.

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