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Jo's Journey
By (author): Nikki Tate
9781551435367 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile: Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7, Grade (US) from 4 - 7, Reading age from 9 - 12 JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Canada / Pre-Confederation California Mar 01, 2006
$7.95 CAD
Active 5 x 7.5 x 0.25 in | 120 gr 128 pages Orca Book Publishers
 
Resource Links "The Year's Best" 2006, Commended CCBC Our Choice 2007, Commended
Jo is determined to follow her dream of striking gold in the cariboo.

It's 1861 and orphan Jo has made it from Carson City, Nevada, to San Francisco without anyone figuring out that she's a girl in boy's clothing. When she hears talk of gold strikes in the Cariboo, Jo and her friend Bart sign on for what turns out to be a journey far more arduous and dangerous than anything Jo experienced as a Pony Express rider. Through it all, Jo keeps her true identity a secret. Strong men turn back but Jo forges ahead, unsure of what lies ahead but sure that her father and mother would be proud of her determination.

Nikki Tate is the author of more than 30 books, most of which are for children and teens. Her Footprints title, Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet, received several award nominations and was named by the New York Public Library as one of 2016’s Best 100 Books for Kids. She lives in Canmore, Alberta.

"A straightforward adventure story [that] does a good job of portraying the difficulties involved in the trek to the gold fields. Recommended." - CM Magazine

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