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Boomtowns of the West - PB
Boomtowns of the West - PB
Boomtowns of the West - PB
9780778701101 | In Stock
US$7.95
US$7.95
 
A gold rush or the arrival of a railroad could turn a sleepy village into a boomtown overnight! Authentic photographs feature the townspeople of Boomtowns of the West and the often difficult conditions in which they lived. Detailed illustrations help show:
• how towns were built
• what kinds of businesses sprang up
• why entertainment halls were so popular
• the role women played in boomtowns
• the dangerous job of sheriff and how the North West Mounted Police helped stop lawlessness in the West
• the railroad’s devastating impact on Native peoples


Reading Level: Gr. 3-4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: P
Binding: Paperback
Series: Life in the Old West
Author(s): Bobbie Kalman

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: P
ATOS: 6.2
Dewey: 307.76
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 1999

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