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Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reynolds, Jason

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Soon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sohn, Amy

Summary: "After Bailey the dog gets lost, her owners Emile and Yotam search through their Brooklyn neighborhood, relying on their neighbors and loved ones to bring her home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOH

Markell, Denis

Summary: After discovering a ghost in his apartment, twelve-year-old Danny and his friends traverse Brooklyn's diverse neighborhood together to learn the spirit's origins and bring it to rest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC STE

Moses, Rucker

Summary: Returning to Brooklyn, where his magician-father disappeared years before, twelve-year-old Kingston learns that magic is real and that if he enters the Realm, he might get his father back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Velasquez, Elisabet

Summary: A first-generation Puerto Rican eighth grader, Sarai can see with clarity the truth, pain, and beauty of the world both inside and outside her Bushwick apartment. Together with her older sister Estrella she navigates the strain of family traumas and the systemic pressures of toxic masculinity and housing insecurity in a rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn. As she questions the society around her, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Scieszka 2010

Spencer, Octavia

Summary: On a trip to New York City to visit Randi's aunt, the ninja detective trio explores Randi's old neighborhood in Brooklyn, where they uncover an art heist involving Fabergé eggs. Except no one will believe them. So they'll just have to catch the criminals in the act...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: With only one hundred more Spaceheadz to sign up, Michael K.'s friends start planning an Earth-saving party but Michael fears the Brainwave might be used for a much more sinister purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Scieszka 2011

Castellanos, Alexis

Summary: "A wordless graphic novel in which twelve-year-old Marisol must adapt to a new life 1960s Brooklyn after her parents send her to the United States from Cuba to keep her safe during Castro's regime"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 741.5 CAS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Burgess, Gemma.

Summary: "Wild child and secret romantic Angie wakes up in a hotel room with $3,000 and no memories of the night before. Her best friends aren't talking to her, she can't get a job in fashion, her parents are divorcing, and she's about to turn twenty-three. And life is about to get much worse. Brooklyn Girls: Love and Curses continues the story of our five favorite grads sharing a brownstone and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Burgess 2014

Older, Daniel José

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Mateo and Chela discover each other and their powers during a political battle between neighborhood factions, they set aside their differences to unravel the mystery behind their sunken homeland and to stop a dangerous political operative who is trying to harness their gifts to unleash terror on the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2022

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Elliott, Zetta

Summary: Now that he is Ma's apprentice Jax is finding himself mixed up with all sorts of magical doings, like taking care of a phoenix egg which is going to hatch soon, trying to bring back the creatures Sis stole, finding his grandfather, and convincing Sis, theguardian, to reunite the two realms--and hopefully living to see Brooklyn again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moon, Sarah

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke of Brooklyn has always been the kind of child who prefers reading books to playing with friends (not that she has many of those) and since fifth grade the one person who seemed to understand her was the school librarian--sowhen Mrs. Wexler was killed in an accident Sparrow's world came apart, and when she was found on the edge of the school roof everyone assumed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Farrar, Josh.

Summary: Seventh-grader Alex Schrader's life changes when he meets Bijou Doucet, a Haitian girl recently relocated to Brooklyn, and while he is determined to win her heart Alex also learns about dating rules and Haitian culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION FAR

Maldonado, Torrey

Summary: "Biracial sixth-grader Stephen questions the limitations society puts on him after he notices the way strangers treat him when he hangs out with his white friends and learns about the Black Lives Matter movement." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Woodson, Jacqueline

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A group of kids celebrate the joy and freedom of summer on their Brooklyn block"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2022

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Jenkins, Emily

Summary: "When Hank Wolowitz runs into trouble in the form a of lunch-stealing bully, he finds an unlikely ally in an invisible refugee pumpkin-loving bandapat named Inkling"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Caplin, Julie

Summary: When Sophie Bennings arrives in New York, love is the last thing on her mind. Still reeling from a painful break up, she throws herself into her work as a food editor on a top-notch magazine. Columnist Todd McLennan is everything that Sophie wishes she didn't want. Like the gorgeous bakery below her Brooklyn apartment, he's as tempting as the delicious cupcakes on display. Surely a little of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Straub, Emma

Summary: Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold on to the identities of their youth. But nothing ages them like having to suddenly pass the torch (of sexuality, independence, and the ineffable alchemy of cool) to their own offspring. Back in the band's heyday, Elizabeth...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Molloy, Aimee

Summary: They call themselves the May Mothers--a collection of new moms who gave birth in the same month. When they agree to meet up for drinks and some much-needed adult time, one of the babies goes missing. Now the police are asking disturbing questions and testing friendships.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STE

Souljah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC SOL

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