The Bite Of The Gold Bug: A Story Of The Alaskan Gold Rush by Barthe DeclementsThe Bite Of The Gold Bug: A Story Of The Alaskan Gold Rush by Barthe Declements

The Bite Of The Gold Bug: A Story Of The Alaskan Gold Rush

byBarthe DeclementsIllustratorDan Andreasen

Paperback | November 1, 1994

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It's 1898, and Bucky can't wait to get to Alaska to find gold and adventure. But the journey is hard. Bucky, Pa, and Uncle Tanner must face deadly storms, numbing cold, and the Golden Stairs—a grueling six-hour nonstop trudge up the mountainside with heavy packs on their backs. Can Bucky make it?

Bucky and his father, prospecting for gold in Alaska in 1898, must overcome storms, dangerous mountain trails, and wilderness predators before confronting the final challenge of human treachery.
Barthe Declements is an author of children's and young adult books. Some of her published credits include Fourth Grade Wizards, Double Trouble, I Never Asked You to Understand Me, and Bite of the Gold Bug: A Story of the Alaskan Gold Rush (Once Upon America).
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Title:The Bite Of The Gold Bug: A Story Of The Alaskan Gold RushFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.13 inPublished:November 1, 1994Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140360816

ISBN - 13:9780140360813

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 11

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It's 1898, and 12-year-old Bucky, his father, and Uncle Tanner are off to Alaska to prospect for gold. The journey is hard, and they face deadly storms, numbing cold, and a grueling six-hour nonstop trudge up a mountainside with heavy backpacks. Will the journey be worth it in the end