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Akiak, Togo, The Klondike Kid (Sailing for Gold),
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Sailing for Gold: The Klondike Kid, Book 1
by Deborah Hopkinson

The year is 1897. The place, Seattle. Young Davey is alone. He has saved his money so that he can go find his only living relative, Uncle Walt who has joined the Alaskan Gold Rush. When his money is stolen, Davey decides on a dangerous plan. Will he make it to Alaska or will the nasty Mrs. Tinker who owns his boarding house collar him before he can escape?

Sailing for Gold is the first in a trilogy of an exciting adventure told by Davey himself.

Research Links for Sailing for Gold: The Klondike Kid, Book 1

Klondike Gold Rush

National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush

PBS--The Gold Rush

California Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

Kids Wings 5-Star Rating:

(Symbolizing high moral character in literature)

The Kids Wings Unit features:
A Readers Theater Script
Chapter Questions for Prediction, Discussion, and Confirmation
Visualizing the Text
Multiple Choice Comprehension
Map Activity

Alaska and Beloved Teachers:
You can purchase SIX literature-guide combination download for:
Akiak, Togo, The Klondike Kid (Sailing for Gold),
Arctic Lights Arctic Nights, The Year of Miss Agnes, and Skylark NOW for immediate download for only $12.95! Click Here to Download

 

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