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Silver & Lead: The Birth and Death of a Mining Town
Silver Lead The Birth and Death of a Mining Town Author:Ralph Moody The story told in this book is of the first great American silver discovery, but it might well be the story of every discovery that followed, for they were very much alike. A city sprang up, boomed until the mines had been stripped of their wealth, then became a ghost town--another landmark on the road of American progress.
I love children's books about non-fiction subjects because it's often easier to understand the subject when reading them. This book is the same. There is a lot of text combined with a lot of illustrations.