A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Liza Ketchum
Year Reviewed:: 2010
Review: It's 1851 and Amelia, her mom, and their friend have just arrived in San Francisco by boat. In the gold fever era, there aren't many options for a girl - especially one who wants to write the news. After an adventure in a hot air balloon, a trip to the gold fields, and surviving one of San Francisco's devastating fires, she has plenty to say.