Sailing for Gold
Seattle, July 1897
Ever since his mother died, Davey has had a secret plan: He's saving his money so he can run away to Alaska to find Uncle Walt, the only relative he has. No one is going to stop him -- not even mean Mrs. Tinker, who owns the Seattle boardinghouse where Davey lives and works.
When gold is discovered in the Klondike, Davey is convinced that'...more
1897, Seatle, WA. 11 year old orphan Davey works for room and board at boarding house, but he has big dreams. Every chance he gets, he does extra jobs to earn money for a ticket to Alaska. He's sure to find adventure and hopefully maybe his uncle and some gold of his own. When gold is discovered in Klondike, Seattle goes crazy with gold fever, Davey wonders if now's his chance to start his adventure.
Good story. Bk one of a trilogy
TITANIC: VOICES FROM THE DISASTER was named a 2013 Sibert Honor Book and a 2013 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist. Annie and Helen was a finalist for a 2013 Oregon Book Award.
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