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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

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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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KEE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hol

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: A diary account of fourteen-year-old Susanna Fairchild's life in 1849, when her father succumbs to gold fever on the way to establish his medical practice in Oregon after losing his wife and money on their steamship journey from New York. Includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA 21

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Hobbs

Greenwood, Barbara

Summary: "Two brothers head for the Klondike Gold Rush, hoping to strike it rich. Factual information, illustrations and photos follow each chapter of their personal story" Cf. Our choice, 2002.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Green

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: On a camping trip to Arizona with their grandfather, the Alden children search for a lost gold mine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1993

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE COE

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When Geronimo gets lost looking for hidden treasures in the Gobi Desert, he comes across giant dinosaur bones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cole, Burton W.

Summary: "Mysterious footprints in the snow. Vanishing mittens, misplaced eggs. A pink, purple, and orange paisley sleeping bag on the move. Something's definitely amiss in the chicken coop, and wackiness runs amok on Bash Hinglebobb's blizzard-blasted farm. While Bash is inventing such contraptions as a snowball catapult from inner tubes and underwear, his cousin Beamer Boxby, a city kid at heart, must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B & H Publishing Group 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Blakley-Cartwright, Sarah.

Summary: Valerie is torn between Henry, who loves her, and the woodcutter, Peter, as her village is caught up in the return of the Wolf--no longer mollifed by monthly sacrifices--and the arrival of the inquistorial Wolf hunter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfaguara 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH BLA

Gaughen, A. C.

Summary: Scarlet's true identity has been revealed and she has been forced to marry Lord Gisbourne and participate at court, acting the part of a noblewoman in hopes of helping her beloved Robin Hood's cause and forging a future with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Paige, D. M.

Summary: To make Oz a free land again, Amy Gumm was given a mission: remove the Tin Woodman's heart, steal the Scarecrow's brain, take the Lion's courage, and then Dorothy must die... But Dorothy still lives. Now the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked has vanished, and mysterious Princess Ozma might be Amy's only ally. As Amy learns the truth about her mission, she realizes that she's only just scratched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Black, Chuck.

Summary: Validus, the only angel standing in the way of the demonic Fallen, has risen to a position of power and respect but is pushed beyond his abilities when he is assigned to protect one unbelieving man, Drew Carter, racing against time to discover why Drew is so important to humanity's survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Kann, Victoria.

Summary: A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 KAN