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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: A long-time drifter, William Tell Sackett hungers for a place to settle down and build a life. His search takes him to a ghost trail that leads to a secluded and very beautiful valley holding a fortune in gold. Meeting Angie Kerry, a woman as courageous and resourceful as she is beautiful, Tell begins to dream of a home in the untamed valley. But, knowing that dangerous men would follow him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN LAM

London, Jack

Summary: Novels and stories of the Alaskan Klondike express London's concerns with the struggle for survival, the reassertion of the primitive, and regeneration through conflict

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1982

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LON

Knott, Robert

Summary: "Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch pursue a vicious killer in the grittiest entry yet of the New York Times-bestselling series. After marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch lay Appaloosa's sheriff to rest, an emerging handful of men eagerly vie for the deceased sheriff's vacant office. No sooner are various campaigns under way when gold is discovered in the foothills just outside...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer

Summary: The third jet-setting installment in the thrilling award-winning chapter book series Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart. Now Jack teams up with his older brother Max to solve an intriguing Irish mystery, using their special training as secret agents. Ireland's greatest national treasure, the sacred Book of Kells, vanishes from a library in Dublin. Clues point to the Mastermind being involved....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2019

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

Knott, Robert

Summary: "Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch pursue a vicious killer in the grittiest entry yet of the New York Times-bestselling series. After marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch lay Appaloosa's sheriff to rest, an emerging handful of men eagerly vie for the deceased sheriff's vacant office. No sooner are various campaigns under way when gold is discovered in the foothills just outside...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KNO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: W KNO

Knott, Robert

Summary: "After marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch lay Appaloosa's sheriff to rest, an emerging handful of men eagerly vie for the deceased sheriff's vacant office. No sooner are various campaigns under way when gold is discovered in the foothills just outside of town, sending Appaloosa buzzing with excitement. With the strike, a slew of new problems develop for Cole and Hitch. Two shrewd mining...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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McManus, Patrick F.

Summary: While leading a would-be killer into the open, Sheriff Bo Tully also pursues a seventy-five-year-old missing persons case in which a pair of gold miners (a two-man drilling team known as a double-jack) mysteriously disappeared just as they hit the mother lode in a remote part of Blight County.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: Hoping to escape the attention brought on by the accident that flattened Stanley, the Lambchop family drives to South Dakota, where they become involved in a wild west adventure at Mount Rushmore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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

L'Amour, Louis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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Andrews, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2000

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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

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L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Milo Talon knew the land, and the good men from the bad. He had ridden the Outlaw Trail and could find out things others couldn't, and that's why a rich man named Jefferson Henry hired Milo to hunt down a missing girl. But from the moment Milo began his search he knew something wasn't right. Three people had already died, an innocent woman was on the run, and a once sleepy town was getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: PBK WESTERN L'Amour

Wyle, Dirk

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rainbow Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WYL

Pronzini, Bill

Summary: In response to a string of gold thefts in a Mother Lode mine, former Secret Service agent John Quincannon goes undercover as a newly hired miner to identify and capture the men responsible. Meanwhile, Sabina Carpenter finds herself not only making plans for her and Quincannon's wedding, but also investigating both an audacious real estate scam and an abusive young man's villainous secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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Harrison, Jamie

Summary: "It is New York, 1904, and Dulcy Remfrey, despite an idiosyncratic, traveling childhood, faces the predictable life of a woman of the time. All that changes when her eccentric father returns from his expedition to Africa without any of the proceeds from the sale of a gold mine. It seems he's lost his mind along with the money, and Dulcy's obsessive ex-fiance (and her father's business partner)...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

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Graves, Ashna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poinsoned Pen Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Guinn, Jeff.

Summary: Rising to a life of influence and wealth after a hard-luck youth in late nineteenth-century Arizona Territory, Cash McLendon flees in the wake of a tragedy and tries to win back the heart of a woman from his past only to be targeted by his former father-in-law.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN GUI

London, Jack

Summary: The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Classics 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC London

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: On the edge of the frontier, boomtowns like Confusion sprang up overnight. Here honest men came to work the mines, while thieves, gamblers and outlaws worked on them. But in Confusion there was more at stake than law and order-the mines themselves were the target of a violent plot. Matt Coburn had cleaned up tough towns before, but he wanted no part of Confusion. Too many enemies knew he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1985

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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

Lloyd, Natalie

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Summary: To save her younger brother from being forced to work in the mines, twelve-year-old Mallie pretends to be a boy and learns to ride and train flying horses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LLO

Bly, Stephen A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crossway Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLY

Tremain, Rose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRE

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