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Fountain, Daniel.

Contents: Early gold and silver discoveries -- The 1860s silver lead rush -- The Ontonagon County silver rush -- The Ropes gold mine -- The Michigan gold mine -- Michigan Range prospects -- Ropes Range prospects -- The Dead River Gold Range -- Other Marquette County prospects -- Baraga, Iron and Dickinson County prospects -- Gogebic Range gold and silver mines -- Placer mining -- Fables and frauds --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.342 FOU

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 Peninsula

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

Fountain, Daniel.

Summary: Read about more than 75 gold-mining ventures in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the people who pursued them. From the discovery of the mineral wealth in the 1840s to modern mining and prospecting practices today, this publication is the only complete history of Michigan's gold mines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622.3422 FOU

Onsgard, Bethany

Summary: Have you ever wondered what life was like for miners and their families during the California Gold Rush? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more! Primary sources with accompanying questions, multiple prompts, A Day in the Life section, index, and glossary also included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979 ONS

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

Wheeler, Richard S

Summary: "A widow must defend herself and her property from the greedy townsfolk of Marysville, Montana"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

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

Summary: As they work the silver mines of Montana, the ambitious Connolly brothers dream of riches and adventure. Seduced by rumors of a greater prize to the north, they embark on a dangerous journey to the heart of the Yukon in this epic tale of greed, love, betrayal, and gold. As they become increasingly corrupted by the lust for power and wealth, the Connollys must stick together if they are to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOM

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: WES LAM

Summary: Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GOL RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Go

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GOL

Service, Robert W. (Robert William)

Contents: L'Envoi (1907) -- To the man of the high north -- Men that don't fit in -- Rhyme of the restless ones -- Younger son -- Three voices -- Call of the wild -- Song of the mouth-organ -- Trail of ninety-eight -- Land God forgot -- Ballad of the northern lights -- Comfort -- Ballad of Gum-Boot Ben -- Low-down white -- Man from Eldorado -- Reckoning -- Shooting of Dan McGrew -- Harpy -- Ballad of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 811.52 SER

Summary: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel North West during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KLO

Summary: Scooby-Doo and the alien invaders: A cosmic case: Scooby, Shaggy and the Mystery Inc. crew share their most unearthly adventure ever. Stranded in a desert town, the gang discovers the place is crawling with flying-saucer buffs, secretive scientists and less-than-friendly extraterrestrials. But things get really weird when Shaggy and Scooby are beamed aboard a UFO - and fall head over heels (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SCO

Quartey, Kwei.

Summary: Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC QUA

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

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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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KNO

Meissner, David

Summary: Traces the true story of prospectors Stanley Pearce and Marshall Bond, who joined thousands of men along the dangerous Chilkoot and White Passes to seek their fortunes in the gold fields of Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.91 MEI

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: This is the account of the 2010 San Jose mine rescue in Chile, after one of the longest human entrapments in history. With his coveted "rescue pass," the author was permitted access far past the police perimeter. It would be seventeen long days before the miners were discovered alive and the world press descended. It would be another fifty-two days before the miners were all successfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Aronson, Marc.

Summary: "The amazing story of the Chilean miners and their incredible rescue!"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.11 ARO

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB

Summary: An unknown stranger rides into a California Gold Rush town and gets caught in the middle of a feud between the mining syndicate and independent miners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN PAL

Kalman, Bobbie

Summary: Describes the lure of gold that drew both men and women west and discusses how they lived, the difficulties they faced, the impact of the gold rush on Native Americans, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 338.2741 KAL

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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