The Hidden Gold

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American Girl Publishing, Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 150 pages
4 Reviews
Marie-Grace can't wait to begin her journey up the Mississippi River with her father. The steamboat they're traveling on is the biggest and fanciest boat Marie-Grace has ever seen. It's crowded with all sorts of interesting passengers, including Wilhelmina Newman, a girl Marie-Grace's age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush treasure. Wilhelmina and Marie-Grace have to unravel the clues to find the gold--and they're not the only ones looking for it! An illustrated "Looking Back" essay provides facts about the 1850s.

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User Review  - rebecca191 - LibraryThing

Eleven-year-old Marie-Grace Gardner and her father are travelling up the Mississippi River on a steamboat to visit his friends in Pennsylvania in the spring of 1854. Although she will miss her friends ... Read full review

Review: The Hidden Gold: A Marie-Grace Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)

User Review  - Amanda Wheet - Goodreads

Buckey writes The Hidden Gold much like a classic Nancy Drew Mystery, and one that is truly lovely. Her characters are unique, yet charming, and by far "The Hidden Gold" is much better than the ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Sarah Masters Buckey is a former journalist and editor who has a deep interest in history and loves bringing it to life for children. She is the author of three History Mysteries, The Smuggler's Treasure, Enemy in the Fort, and Gangsters at the Grand Atlantic. She was nominated for the 2004 Agatha Award for Best Children's/YA Mystery for Gangsters. She lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with her husband and three children.