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The Bite of the Gold Bug: A Story of the Alaskan Gold Rush

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4 out of 5
Based on 21 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
It's 1898, and 12-year-old Bucky, his father, and Uncle Tanner are off to Alaska to prospect for gold. The journey is hard, and they face deadly storms, numbing cold, and a grueling six-hour nonstop trudge up a mountainside with heavy backpacks. Will the journey be worth it in the end?
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages64
ISBN-100140360816
ISBN-13978-0140360813
Publication Date11/01/1994
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About Barthe Declements (Author) : Barthe Declements is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Barthe Declements include Fourth Grade Wizards, Double Trouble, I Never Asked You to... more
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About Dan Andreasen (Illustrator) : Dan Andreasen has illustrated many well-loved books for children, including River Boy: The Story of Mark Twain and Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder, both by William Anderson, as well as... more
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