What's a farmer to do when he sees hundreds of miners heading west to get rich? Join them! Jasper is off to California with dreams of the gold that will fill his pans to overflowing. This year is the 150th anniversary of the Gold Rush, and the punchy, rhythmic verse and fun, detailed illustrations of this book combine to bring this vibrant period in American history to life. Full color.
Jasper leaves his family and farm to pursue his dream of finding gold.