Call of the Klondike

Call of the Klondike

A True Gold Rush Adventure

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As thousands head north in search of gold, Marshall Bond and Stanley Pearce join them, booking passage on a steamship bound for the Klondike goldfields. The journey is life threatening, but the two friends make it to Dawson City, in Canada, build a cabin, and meet Jack London--all the while searching for the ultimate reward: gold! A riveting, true, action-packed adventure, with their telegrams, diaries, and letters, as well as newspaper articles and photographs. An author's note, timeline, bibliography, and further resources encourage readers to dig deeper into the Gold Rush era.

Call of the Klondike has been awarded the 2014 Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania :, Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781590788233
Branch Call Number: J 971.9 M479c 2013
Characteristics: 167 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Richardson, Kim 1941-


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Stanley Pearce and Marshall Bond were in Seattle when the first gold from the Klondike Gold Rush arrived. Within a week, they were on their way north, hoping to make their fortunes. Their story is told partly through their letters home and Marshall Bond’s diary. Illus. with period photos.


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