The Hidden Gold
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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