This book provides an interesting presentation about the gold rush in California. There are bright pictures on each double page spread, and the explanations hold a young child’s attention. At the end of each section is the question “What would you do?” along with another leading question pertaining to the section.
- Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the American History–1776 to present–lapbooks and foldables.
- Tapestry of Grace families: Use for 1 week in Unit 2. This book is one of the replacement titles for America in the Time of Lewis and Clark and The Gold Rush, by Sally Senzell Isaacs.