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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Burgos, Hilda Eunice

Summary: "With a new sibling (her fourth) on the way and a big piano recital on the horizon, Dominican-American Ana María Reyes tries to win a scholarship to a New York City private school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: Recalls a certain New York City boyhood in the 1930s, through the eyes of the child himself and then him as an adult trying to reconstruct the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1985

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Verghese, A. (Abraham)

Summary: Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between an Indian nun and a British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father's disappearance, they are bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine. Marion flees his homeland fresh out of medical school when he and his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

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

Brinkley, Jamel

Summary: In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Hegi, Ursula.

Summary: When his aunt and cousins move into his 1950s Bronx home after his uncle goes to jail again, young Anthony Amedeo struggles with sharing a room with his twin female cousins, resulting in an event that irrevocably changes the family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEG

Barbieri, Maggie.

Summary: When a friend asks her for help in finding his nephew, English professor Alison Bergeron enlists the assistance of her boyfriend, NYPD detective Bobby Crawford, only to discover that the missing boy has turned up dead in the Hudson, the victim of a suspicious ""suicide."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Ephron, Hallie.

Summary: There Was An Old Woman by Hallie Ephron is a compelling novel of psychological suspense in which a young woman becomes entangled in a terrifying web of deception and madness involving an elderly neighbor. When Evie Ferrante learns that her mother has been hospitalized, she finds her mother's house in chaos. Sorting through her mother's belongings, Evie discovers objects that don't quite belong...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2014

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Lupica, Mike

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick García dreams of winning MVP of his summer baseball league, of finding a cure for his sister, of meeting his hero, Yankee pitcher Michael Arroyo, and of no longer living in fear of the government and ICE agents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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Ozick, Cynthia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RB Large Print Print 2004

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

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Captures the vivid lives of the García sisters, four privileged and rebellious Dominican girls adapting to their new lives in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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

Silvera, Adam

Summary: After enduring his father's suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships, and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute's memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Barbieri, Maggie.

Summary: College English professor and sometime amateur sleuth Alison Bergeron would've been thrilled to hear that her husband, NYPD Detective Bobby Crawford, was leaving Homicide if that were the whole story, but it turns out that Bobby's next assignment is even worse--undercover. As if worrying about his involvement in a case he won't talk about at all wasn't bad enough, Alison is forced to take over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Verghese, A. (Abraham)

Summary: Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother's death and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VER

Verghese, A. (Abraham)

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Verghese 2009

Charyn, Jerome.

Summary: Brooklyn is dead. Long live the Bronx! In Bitter Bronx, Jerome Charyn returns to his roots and leads the literary renaissance of an oft--overlooked borough in this surprising new collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Palatini, Margie.

Summary: Three French hens outwit a hungry Bronx fox and show him the true meaning of Christmas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC Palat

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

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