By the Great Horn Spoon!
In this exciting California Gold Rush adventure, 12-year-old Jack and his butler, Praiseworthy, set out to strike it rich and save their family from their financial problems. Sid Fleischman’s writing is hilarious and witty, and this book is filled with metaphors, idioms, and wordplay. It also teaches readers fascinating information about the Gold Rush.
(Reviewed by Kate Phillips)
|North America, United States, California
|19th Century, 1800s, Mid 1800s
|The Good and the Beautiful Library