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Dig into an exciting learning exploration of the California Gold Rush through Sid Fleischman's historical novel, By the Great Horn Spoon! Use the menu or table of contents to begin your journey. Explore all answers to get the most out of your gold rush adventure. 4th grade bilingual students are encouraged to read the Spanish text.
Special thanks to author Sid Fleischman for his cooperation and support during the production of this web site. We appreciate his permission to include pictures and text from his books and original manuscripts.  

Winner of a 1999 ThinkQuest Platinum award for Tomorrow's Teachers!

Created by Jan Gliozzo, Matt Graham, Yolanda Chang, Katy Guernsey. Special thanks to Carolyn Alley for artwork. Contact the team or learn more about the site developers by visiting their award page.

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