Jason's Gold

Jason's Gold

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"Gold!" Jason shouted at the top of his lungs. "Read all about it! Gold discovered in Alaska!"

Within hours of hearing the thrilling news, fifteen-year-old Jason Hawthorn jumps a train for Seattle, stow away on a ship bound for the goldfields, and joins thousands of fellow prospectors attempting the difficult journey to the Klondike. The Dead Horse Trail, the infamous Chilkott Pass, and a five-hundred-mile trip by canoe down the Yukon River lie ahead. With help from a young writer named Jack London, Jason and his dog face moose, bears, and the terrors of a subartic winter in this bone-chilling survival story.

00-01 Tayshas High School Reading List, 01-02 Young Hoosier Book Award Masterlist (Gr 4-6), 01-02 Young Hoosier Book Award Masterlist (Gr 6-8), 01-02 William Allen White Children's Book Award Masterlist, and 01 Heartland Award for Excellence in YA Lit Finalist

Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council, 2000 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), and 2000 Quick Picks for Young Adults (Recomm. Books for Reluctant Young Readers)

Publisher: New York : Morrow Junior Books, 1999.
ISBN: 9780380729142
0380729148
9780688150938
0688150934
Characteristics: 221 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm.

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TomHoy
Jun 24, 2014

Amazon Review One. 5 of 5 stars.For Young Adults
Jason's gold Is a good read, and it's believable, it shows determination and teamwork and both mental and physical toughness. I think that this book I will read it, and suggest it to many people, it is a encouraging book, it's like if you come to a wall just knock it down.
. This book is an excellent,great, amazing,and fun book.
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Amazon Review Two. 4 of 5 stars.
Not appropriate for everyone,
As an adult I really enjoyed this book. When I read it outloud to my 4th grader I had a much different response. She was deeply disturbed by the graphic and violent story line. If your child is ready to tackle issues such as suicide, animal cruelty, dismemberment, starvation and other types of dying then this book is for them. Considering I do not allow my child to watch R rated movies, this book was not appropriate for her. Just a warning to parents. READ THIS BOOK FIRST!!!!

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Navy_Dog_36
Jun 15, 2012

I think that the book was very good

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