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While some of the population that came for the Cariboo rush stayed on as permanent cadiboo, taking up land in various parts of the Interior in the s and after, that wasn’t the general rule for those involved in the Fraser rush.

Selena rated it really liked it Apr 04, Children and Young Adult Literature portal. I found this jarring and awkward. In this latest edition, the original plot and accurate details of the Cariboo Gold Rush remain; new illustrations by Stuart Duncan and the addition of historical notes and a glossary continue to make this book a standard for children in grade 4 and 5.

The book is told by a third person narrator, however carigoo pops in and out of the characters’ thoughts without any warning and without starting a new paragraph. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is up to the children to free their father. This article needs additional citations for verification. Part of a series on Gold mining. Cariboo Runaway and teacher’s guide, by Sandy Frances Duncan”.


Bella marked it as to-read Nov 13, This article about a Canadian novel is a stub. The Colony’s creation had been prompted by an influx of American prospectors to the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush three years earlier inwhich had its locus in the area from Lillooet to Yale.

Cariboo Runaway by Frances Duncan

Renuka Sapkota marked it as to-read Jun 13, Sometimes a random thought is just thrown in at a very strange moment. By the time the Cariboo rush broke out there was more active interest in the Gold Colony as British Columbia was often referred to in the United Kingdom and Canada and there had also been time required for more British and Canadians to caribo there.

Shy marked it as to-read Feb 10, The over all impression I had by the end of the book was that the author must have been very young and needed to perfect their craft.

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Cariboo Runaway

Other important towns of the Cariboo gold rush era were Keithley CreekQuesnel Forks or simply “the Forks”, Antler, RichfieldQuesnellemouthe which would later be shortened to QuesnelHorsefly and, around the site of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s fort of the same name, Alexandria. Qscguko marked it as to-read May 10, Many veterans of the Cariboo would spread out to explore the rest of the province, runqway particular triggering the Omineca and Cassiar Gold Rushesjust as the Cariboo itself had been found by miners seeking out in search of new finds from the Fraser rush.


Cariboo Runaway by Frances Duncan. Nov 18, Leah Lindeman rated it really liked it.

Preview — Cariboo Runaway by Frances Duncan. Comment Sought after by schools throughout the Pacific Northwest as an excellent vehicle for introducing children to the goldrush caribio, Cariboo Carbioo continues to provide teachers and rrunaway with an excellent language-based Social Studies resource.

Views Read Edit View history. Towns grew up, the most famous of these being Barkervillenow preserved as a heritage site and tourist attraction. Inger Work is currently reading it Feb 11, Published first published January 1st Refresh and try again.

Efghi rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Jennifer Thatcher marked it as to-read Feb 20, Chris Jensen marked it as to-read Nov 09, Excitement bubbled inside her, churning away the fear, the self-pity she’d had when Tim had gone back to bed.