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The ghosts of Luckless Gulch

Anne Isaacs

The ghosts of Luckless Gulch

by Anne Isaacs

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imaginary creatures -- Fiction,
  • Ghosts -- Fiction,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Fiction,
  • Tall tales,
  • California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne Isaacs ; illustrated by Dan Santat.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsSantat, Dan, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.I762 Gho 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17045230M
    ISBN 101416902015
    ISBN 109781416902010
    LC Control Number2007040422
    OCLC/WorldCa181516711

    ANNE ISSACS is the author of Swamp Angel, a Caldecott Honor and ALA Notable Book; and its sequel, Dust Devil, which received four starred reviews; the Ghosts of Luckless Gulch, a New York Public Library Best Book; Treehouse Tales, a Junior Library. Ghosts and Bogles by Dinah Starkey; The Mysterious Doom: And Other Ghostly Tales of the Pacific Northwest by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; The Ghosts of Luckless Gulch by Anne Isaacs; Spirits of San Antonio and South Texas by Docia Schultz Williams.

    A Mighty Girl special feature in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrating the cultures, histories, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Latin America and Spain. For additional reading selections, visit our collection of Mighty Girl stories set in Latin .   9 Nonfiction Books About Ghosts That Are Guaranteed To Haunt And Shock You this book claims to be entirely true, but the veracity of these claims are truly up to Author: Catherine Kovach.

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When the greedy ghosts of old gold miners steal her pets, Estrella will need every bit of her pluck and nimble-footedness to rescue them from the ghosts of Luckless Gulch. From the author of Swamp Angel and the artist who created The Replacements comes a tale as unpredictable as the California Gold Rush, as tall as a Redwood tree, and as Released on: Novem Get this from a library.

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The Ghosts of Luckless Gulch. by Anne Isaacs and Dan Santat. 11 Resources. Add to Reading List Share this Book. Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2, Anne Isaacs, Author Scholastic Press $ (p) ISBN   ANNE ISSACS is the author of Swamp Angel, a Caldecott Honor and ALA Notable Book; and its sequel, Dust Devil, which received four starred reviews; the Ghosts of Luckless Gulch, a New York Public Library Best Book; Treehouse Tales, a Junior Library Guild selection; Cat Up a Tree, a New York Public Library Title for Reading and Sharing; Torn Thread, an ALA Notable Book and a National Jewish Book 4/4(1).

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