By the Great Horn Spoon!
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Make Way For BooksOne of the best stories ever written, loaded with memorable characters, crazy adventures, and a heartwarming ending.
Publisher SummaryIn this rollicking adventure set during the California Gold Rush, Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion to meet her debts. She is still unable to raise enough money to pay her creditors, and twelve-year-old Jack goes to California in search of gold to help her. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will Jack strike gold in San Francisco or come home empty-handed?
This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.
Jack and the butler stow away on a side-wheeler bound for California where they join the Gold Rush of 1849