mom and dad annabelle's Story 1850

"Gold in California! Men pluck nuggets from streets! Instant riches!" Father reads the headlines and says: "I must go to California! I will find enough gold so that we can buy our own land. Mother, you will never have to work at washing other peoples' clothes again!" image of kids

Mother sighs, Father looks at me and my brothers and says: "I cannot leave my little family behind. We are all going!"

We think about the different ways we could travel. Help us decide
which route to take.

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