I liked reading about life in San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Tory is a great, bold heroine and she gets to know many great characters from Senor Rosales who runs a make-shift restaurant to Sam who plays the bugle in a local saloon. Many of the most daring scenes take place on the bay and in Rotten Row, where abandoned ships sit in the dock. A great choice for people with an interest in San Francisco history and sailing.
Gold Rush Girl by Avi
4th - 6th
Tags: adventure, historical fiction