|aCalifornia gold rush / |c[by] Peter and Connie Roop
|aNew York, NY : |bScholastic Reference,, |c2002
|a48 p. : |bill. (some col.), col. map ; |c23 cm
|aScholastic history readers. ; |vLevel 3
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 48) and index.
|aGold fever! -- California or bust! -- Striking it rich! -- After the rush.
|aDescribes, in illustrations and easy text, how gold was discovered in California, how miners traveled to the gold fields, how they sought gold or found riches other ways, and their impact on California.