Call of the Klondike

A True Gold Rush Adventure

By David Meissner; Kim Richardson
(Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590788233, 168pp.)

Publication Date: October 2013

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Description
As thousands head north in search of gold, Marshall Bond and Stanley Pearce join them, booking passage on a steamship bound for the Klondike goldfields. The journey is life threatening, but the two friends make it to Dawson City, in Canada, build a cabin, and meet Jack London--all the while searching for the ultimate reward: gold A riveting, true, action-packed adventure, with their telegrams, diaries, and letters, as well as newspaper articles and photographs. An author's note, timeline, bibliography, and further resources encourage readers to dig deeper into the Gold Rush era.
Call of the Klondike has been awarded the 2014 Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction.



About the Author


Kim Richardson is the author of the Soul Guardians series. Born in Northern Quebec, Canada, she later studied in the field of 3D Animation, and became an Animation Supervisor for a VFX company. For many years she worked on big Hollywood films and stayed in the field of animation for 14 years. Since then, she has retired from the VFX world and settled in the country where she writes full time. To learn more about the author, please visit: www.kimrichardsonbooks.com www.facebook.com/KRAuthorPage http: //twitter.com/Kim_Richardson_
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