Gold Rush Winter

Illustrated by Richard Waldrep
Klondy and her mother are finally joining Klondy’s father in Alaska. But does Papa have time for a daughter? Or is he too busy hunting for gold?
Claire Rudolph Murphy based Gold Rush Winter on the true story of Klondy Nelson, an Alaskan gold-miner’s daughter. Ms. Murphy lived for 24 years in Alaska and has written extensively about the state and its people and history. The author lives in Spokane, WA.

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Klondy and her mother are finally joining Klondy’s father in Alaska. But does Papa have time for a daughter? Or is he too busy hunting for gold?

Author

Claire Rudolph Murphy based Gold Rush Winter on the true story of Klondy Nelson, an Alaskan gold-miner’s daughter. Ms. Murphy lived for 24 years in Alaska and has written extensively about the state and its people and history. The author lives in Spokane, WA.

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