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L'Amour, Louis

Summary: It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures -- they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town. But some sought more than wealth. Val...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1990

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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

Wilson, Wendell E.

Contents: Introduction : the mineral collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science / Joel A. Bartsch, Wendell E. Wilson and Mark Mauthner -- The discerning eye : what makes a mineral collectible? / Wendell E. Wilson -- Plates / Wendell E. Wilson and Joel A. Bartsch -- The paths of discovery : from the mine to the museum / Wendell E. Wilson -- A royal passion : a history of aristocratic mineral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Mineralogical Record, in association with H.N. Abrams 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 549.074 WIL

Collins, Ailynn

Summary: After losing their communication link with two members of their team, the remaining young miners abandon their expedition on Asteroid AX245 to search for their missing friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COL

Hutchinson, Michael

Summary: "Sam, Otter, Atim, and Chickadee are four inseparable cousins growing up on the Windy Lake First Nation. Nicknamed the Mighty Muskrats for their habit of laughing, fighting, and exploring together, the cousins find that each new adventure adds to their reputation. When a visiting archaeologist goes missing, the cousins decide to solve the mystery of his disappearance. In the midst of community...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2019

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

Simons, Donna Searight.

Summary: "In 1913, Paul Weyburn and his fellow copper miners have tolerated dangerous working conditions for too long. Some of their workmates are being maimed or killed thousands of feet underground. . .which one of them will be next? Paul leads some of the miners on a labor strike to bring attention to the dangers of blasting and drilling copper for low pay. Marie, his wife, struggles to raise their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P SIM

Lindsey, Johanna

Summary: In 1880s Montana where passions and gold fever run high, an American heiress turns to a rugged mountain man to help her locate her father's fortune. Summoned back to Philadelphia from the social whirl in London, Violet Mitchell never expected to find her brothers living on the edge of financial ruin while their father seeks new wealth in Montana's gold fields.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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

Steele, Michael Anthony.

Summary: Mining is a blast for these Lego City miners! Will they find gold?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN STE

Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Harriet Blue of the Sydney Police Department prides herself on an uncanny ability to catch the most deviant of criminals. So when her brother is charged with a brutal string of murders, it rocks her world. Shocked, in denial, and facing uncomfortable questions about how much she knew, Harry is transferred to avoid the media circus. Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2017
1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2017

Green, James R.

Summary: From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations whose millions bought armed guards and political influence. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation’s largest labor union, and the legendary “miners’ angel,” Mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Russell, Mary Doria

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In July 1913, 25-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risked their lives for meager salaries and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their men deep underground each day, dreading...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Denning, Susan.

Summary: It's 1867 in New York City and Aislynn Denehy's close friend, Tim Nolan is forced west to find work in a Utah mining camp. Aislynn follows, enduring the treacherous trail only to find life in the raucous Treasure Mountain camp brings small joys and big challenges.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [S.l.] 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC DEN

Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: "In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the coal-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries--and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC RUS

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

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

Bryan, Jennifer Liu.

Summary: One snowy Christmas in the coal-mining town of Benham, Kentucky, nine children and their parents discover that the most precious gifts come from the heart, in this tale based on family members' recollections. Includes a historical family photograph of the Cole family in 1919 and an epilogue about the family's years following the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Next Chapter Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: J FIC BRY

Lehto, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.499 LEH
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 Lehto

Summary: Explores the three categories of mineral resources found within the earth (power resources, gem stones, and metals) and how they have been utilized for the advancement of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TRE

Bova, Ben

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOV

Russell, Mary Doria

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries--and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Summary: In this highly anticipated sequel to the popular TNT original movie, Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian who was called to protect the world's greatest secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Librarian 2006

Hunt, Will

Summary: When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island. His first tunnel trips inspired a lifelong fascination with exploring underground worlds, from the derelict subway stations and sewers of New York City to sacred caves, catacombs, tombs, bunkers, and ancient underground cities in more than twenty countries around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 624.1 HUN

Hopeless, Dennis

Summary: "Mine owner Barnabas T. Bullion is determined to shelter his daughter Abby from the Wild West, but she ignores him and sneaks into the Big Thunder Mountain gold mine. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of the ABDO Group 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HOP

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HOP

Tower, Eric J.

Summary: It should come as no surprise that mining is a very important way to obtain resources in the game of Minecraft. It's also a very important way to get resources in the real world! This informative book will show young readers more about how people build real-life mines and what they mine for, including in-game resources such as diamonds, iron, gold, and coal. It will also show them how to use...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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Millici, Nate

Summary: A Wookiee is a girl's best friend! When Chewbacca meets young Zarro on an Outer Rim planet, he has no choice but to set aside his own mission to help her rescue her father from a dangerous mine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Lucasfilm Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

Hopeless, Dennis

Summary: "Abby joins the masked bandits to steal from her father, but when Onawa drags Barnabas deep into the mine, the spirit of Big Thunder Mountain reveals its earth-shaking power. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of the ABDO Group 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HOP

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