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Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Carson, Rae

Summary: Lee Westfall, a young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold, must flee her home to avoid people who would abuse her powers, so when her best friend Jefferson heads out across Gold Rush-era America to stake his claim, she disguises herself as a boy and sets out on her own dangerous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CAR

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Yep, Laurence.

Summary: A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC YEP

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Relates the tale of Rumpelstiltskin's childhood and youth, explaining why his name is so important, how he is able to spin straw into gold, and why a first-born child is his reward for helping the miller's daughter-turned-queen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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L'Amour, Louis

Summary: The promise was gold, a lot of it, waiting in the Big Horn Mountains. The plan was to head out with a handpicked party and nothing but the best in wagons, stock, and goods. Matt Bardoul bought in because the girl he wanted was there. Now Bardoul is the only man standing between innocent people and a brutal conspiracy of greed, lust, and cold-blooded murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN LAM

Holub, Joan

Summary: "When Medusa suddenly becomes able to turn objects into gold just by touching them, she is thrilled. Gold, gold, everywhere! But it's not just objects that become golden--it's also food, and, even people! Her new ability turns out to be more dangerous than delightful, but can she do anything to reverse it?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hol

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Adam Stark had found gold. In the confusion of the mesas and canyons near Rockinstraw Mountain, Stark, his wife, Consuelo, and his sister, Miriam, were quietly working a rich vein while keeping their presence a secret from raiding Apaches. Worried that his wife might leave him, Stark wanted to make enough money to take her to San Francisco, where she could enjoy the style of life she craved....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Avi

Summary: When his Uncle Jesse heads to the Pike's Peak region of the Rocky Mountains to look for gold, Early Wittcomb follows in hopes of raising enough money to save the family farm, but the journey west is full of hardships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Avi

Copeland, Lori.

Summary: "The inspiring sequel to Sisters of Mercy Flats. The three wily and beautiful McDougal sisters can swindle a man faster than it takes to lasso a calf. But their luck is running out, and they're about to be hauled off to jail. When the wagon carrying them falls under attack, each sister is picked up by a different man. Anne-Marie, the middle sister, is saved by Creed Walker, a Crow warrior. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC COP

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "Orphaned at birth, Eliza Sommers is raised in the British colony of ValparaIso, Chile, by the well-intentioned Victorian spinster Miss Rose and her more rigid brother Jeremy. Just as she meets and falls in love with the wildly inappropriate JoaquIn Andieta, a lowly clerk who works for Jeremy, gold is discovered in the hills of northern California. By 1849, Chileans of every stripe have fallen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Harris, Thomas

Summary: "Twenty-five million dollars in cartel gold lies hidden beneath a mansion on the Miami Beach waterfront. Ruthless men have tracked it for years. Leading the pack is Hans-Peter Schneider. Driven by unspeakable appetites, he makes a living fleshing out the violent fantasies of other, richer men. Cari Mora, caretaker of the house, has escaped from the violence in her native country. She stays in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Harris 2019

Condie, Allyson Braithwaite

Summary: Seeking to avenge the murder of her true love while on a dredge ship searching for gold, fifteen-year-old captain Poe Blythe becomes the architect of new defenses designed to destroy her enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CON

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CON

Bly, Stephen A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crossway Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLY

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Callaghen's business is soldiering. For twenty years he'd fought all over the world, from China to the deserts of California; now he's a private in the U.S. Cavalry, poorly paid, his enlistment about to run out. He's ready to move on ... until he comes across a startling discovery: a treasure map belonging to a dead lieutenant who may not have been all that he seemed. The map points the way to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES LAM

Summary: Rush to California after the 1848 gold discovery alongside thousands of hopeful men and women. Meet news reporters, English gentry, miners, morticians, marriage brokers, bankers, fugitives, preachers, imposters, trail guides, map makers, cooks, missionaries, town builders, soiled doves, and more people who take advantage of the opportunities to make their fortunes in places where the population...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Books, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Smith, Taylor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: He was a tough enforcer for a New York gang. But when young Tom Shanaghy made one too many enemies, he skipped town on a fast-moving freight. He landed in a small Kansas town that had big dreams, no name, and the need for an honest lawman. Tom figured that a knuckle-and-skull man from Five Points would be perfect for the job. He didn't know that a high-stakes cattle drive was headed his way and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1985

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Fleming, Ian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLE

Hobbs, Will.

Summary: When news of the discovery of gold in Canada's Yukon Territory in 1897 reaches fifteen-year-old Jason, he embarks on a 10,000-mile journey to strike it rich.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Hobbs

Allende, Isabel.

Contents: Una trama de una saga familiar, ambientada en la mitad del siglo XIX, y que viaja entre Chile y California a causa de la fiebre del oro. Sus personajes viajan entre la narracion de Allende, para posarse poco a poco en la retina del lector.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 ALL

deWitt, Patrick

Summary: When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

deWitt, Patrick

Summary: When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western DeWitt 2011

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: After budget cuts threaten the art and music programs at Ella Mentry School, as well as some services, groundskeeper Burke finds gold and "gilver" on the playground, causing a modern-day gold rush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC GUT MWS#4

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED Gut

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew tackles a mystery professional detectives failed to solve--finding a valuable centuries-old message in a hollow oak tree in Illinois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1935

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KEE