By the Great Horn Spoon

By the Great Horn Spoon
Author: Sid Fleischman
Publsiher: Perfection Learning
Total Pages: 193
Release: 1988-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 0780712102

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The year is 1849. Young Jack Flagg sets out to recoup his Aunt Arabella's fortune on a ship bound from Boston to the California gold fields. Thus begin the wild, swashbuckling adventures of a determined 12-year-old and his intrepid butler. Illustrations.

By the Great Horn Spoon

By the Great Horn Spoon
Author: Sid Fleischman,Eric Von Schmidt
Publsiher: Turtleback Books
Total Pages: 193
Release: 1988-03-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0833513486

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Jack and the butler stow away on a side-wheeler bound for California, where they join the Gold Rush of 1849.

By the Great Horn Spoon

By the Great Horn Spoon
Author: Sid Fleischman
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1988-04-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 0316286125

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For fans of the I Survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies! When Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will Jack strike gold in San Francisco or come home empty-handed? This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.

A Guide for Using By the Great Horn Spoon in the Classroom

A Guide for Using By the Great Horn Spoon  in the Classroom
Author: Michael Levin
Publsiher: Teacher Created Resources
Total Pages: 50
Release: 1994
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781557345288

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A literature unit for use with "By the Great Horn Spoon!" featuring sample lesson plans, pre- and post-reading activities, a biographical sketch of the author, a book summary, vocabulary lists, chapter study guides with quizzes and projects, book report and research ideas, and options for unit tests.

Bandit s Moon

Bandit s Moon
Author: Sid Fleischman
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2008-04-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780061450969

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Annyrose Smith is a true child of calamity, but she is determined to overcome it. So what if she's an orphan? So what if she's stuck with the vilest landlady in California, while her brother's off trying to strike gold? So what if JoaquĆ­n Murieta and his band of notorious outlaws swoop in and take her away? The fearsome bandit thinks Annyrose can help him in his quest for justice, and she thinks he can help her search for her long-lost brother. She's not about to let anything stop her, not the mistaken identities, the daring robberies, the wild chases, or her unlikely friendship with the Mexican Robin Hood.

The Enormous Egg

The Enormous Egg
Author: Oliver Butterworth
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 214
Release: 1993-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 0316119202

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Young Nate Twitchell is surprised when one of the hens on his family farm lays a giant egg. After a painstaking wait, Nate is even more surprised when it hatches and out pops a baby triceratops that he names Uncle Beazley! But when Nate decides to keep the dino and raise it on his own, he has no idea what he's getting himself into. As Uncle Beazley grows, Nate and his family realize they are not equipped to take care of a full-sized dinosaur, and so with the help of their scientist friend, Nate and Uncle Beazley set off for the National Museum in Washington, D.C., on the hunt for the perfect home for a modern-day dinosaur---then the real trouble begins! The Enormous Egg was originally published in 1956 and has been a classic in children's literature ever since. This brand new edition features amazing new illustrations from Eisner-award winning graphic novelist Mark Crilley (creator of Akiko and Miki Falls).

The Cruise of the Arctic Star

The Cruise of the Arctic Star
Author: Scott O'Dell
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 232
Release: 1973
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: UCAL:$B326505

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Describes the experiences of the author and his crew sailing up the California coast and includes historical anecdotes connected with places along the way.

Riders of the Pony Express

Riders of the Pony Express
Author: Ralph Moody
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 194
Release: 1958-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 0803235984

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Chronicles the eighteen-month operation of the Pony Express, explaining why and how it was created, describing the challenges faced by riders, and discussing.