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1. Boom town by Levitin, Sonia 1934- Publication: New York Orchard Books 1998 . 1 v. (unpaged) col. ill. 25 cm. , After her family moves to California where her father goes to work in the gold fields, Amanda decides to make her own fortune baking pies and she encourages others to provide the necessary services--from a general store to a school--that enables her town to prosper. Date: 1998 Availability: Items available: 桃園快樂村美國資料專區 American Shelf Tao Yuan Happy Village (1), 宜蘭美國資料專區 American Shelf Yilan (1), 中壢美國資料專區 American Shelf Chungli (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

2. The speck of the future   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in , Closed captioned for the hearing impaired "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | History of the California gold rush which started in 1848, when a sawmill worker named James Marshall reached down into the streambed of the American River in California and discovered gold. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available: