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Newsgirl

Ketchum, Liza (Book - 2009)
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In the spring of 1851 San Francisco is booming. 12-year-old Amelia Forrester has just arrived with her family and they are eager to make a new life in Phoenix City. But the mostly male town is not that hospitable to females and Amelia decides she will earn more money as a boy. Cutting her hair and donning a cap, she joins a gang of newsboys, selling Eastern newspapers for a fortune.
Authors: Ketchum, Liza, 1946-
Title: Newsgirl
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009
Characteristics: 327 p.,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Liza Ketchum
Summary: In the spring of 1851 San Francisco is booming. 12-year-old Amelia Forrester has just arrived with her family and they are eager to make a new life in Phoenix City. But the mostly male town is not that hospitable to females and Amelia decides she will earn more money as a boy. Cutting her hair and donning a cap, she joins a gang of newsboys, selling Eastern newspapers for a fortune.
ISBN: 0670011193
9780670011193
Branch Call Number: j KETCHUM 2009
Subject Headings: Gangs Juvenile fiction Boys Juvenile fiction Girls Juvenile fiction Gold mines and mining California History 19th century Juvenile fiction California Gold discoveries Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Gangs
Boys
Girls
Gold mines and mining
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(Gr 5-8) In the spring of 1851 San Francisco is booming. 12-year-old Amelia Forrester has just arrived with her family and they are eager to make a new life in Phoenix City. But the mostly male town is not that hospitable to females and Amelia decides she will earn more money as a boy. Cutting he... Read More »


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