The Hidden Gold

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American Girl Publishing, Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 150 pages
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"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 her age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush treasure. Marie-Grace and Wilhelmina 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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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

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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.