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Chari, Sheela

Summary: Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla's necklace and the disappearance of Peter's brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of parkour, graffiti, and diamond-smuggling, Myla and Peter encounter a band of thugs who are after the same thing as Randall. Can Myla and Peter find Randall before it's too late, and their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC CHA

Mahoney, Kristin Mary

Summary: Fifth-grader Annie writes lists to keep track of changes in her life when her family moves from Brooklyn to the small town of Clover Gap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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

Chari, Sheela

Summary: Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla's necklace and the disappearance of Peter's brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of parkour, graffiti, and diamond-smuggling, Myla and Peter encounter a band of thugs who are after the same thing as Randall. Can Myla and Peter find Randall before it's too late, and their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Airgood, Ellen.

Summary: "Ten-year-old Prairie is happy being home-schooled and raising her flock of chickens, so transferring to regular school is a big change, but fortunately she meets a wonderful friend"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION AIR

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Airgood

Otheguy, Emma

Summary: Sofaia Acosta, a fifth grader trying to fit into her ballet-obsessed Cuban American family and her affluent suburban New York community, learns to speak up for herself and others when she mistakenly reveals a visiting dancer's plan to defect to the UnitedStates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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

Airgood, Ellen

Summary: When eleven-year-old Ivy Blake leaves the nice farm family where she has been living in upstate New York and moves back in with her mother she is finally forced to face up to the fact that her alcoholic, dysfunctional parent will never be able to provide her with a stable home--and if she wants to achieve her dreams she is going to have to take charge of her own future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION AIR

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: A modern-day girl finds herself on the shore of Lake Ontario during the War of 1812, and as she and and Caroline Abbott experience life in this turbulent time, the reader is invited to choose how the twosome might help the Americans beat the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AME

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

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

Avi

Summary: In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

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

Cole, Brock.

Summary: In nineteenth-century New York City, when Pa brings home a young turkey in hopes of saving money on their Christmas dinner, his family faces all sorts of trouble--and expense--in their tiny apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE COL

Behar, Ruth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEH

Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: When autumn arrives on 141st Street, the Vanderbeekers are busy helping Mr. Beiderman get ready for the New York City Marathon and making sure the mysterious person sleeping in the community garden gets enough to eat. But when they discover the true identity of the person making a home in the community garden's shed, their world turns upside down as they learn what it means to care for someone...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GLA

Watson, Renée

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Amara visits her father's family in Harlem for her twelfth birthday, hoping to better understand her family and herself, but New York City is not what she expected.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2019

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

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

Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola

Summary: Eleven-year-old Bo is used to it being just her and her mom in their cozy New York apartment, but when her mom gets married, Bo must adjust to her new sisters and a music-minded blended family that is much larger, louder, and more complex than she ever imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: "When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem--in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash, and the conflicting plans of a wealthy real estate developer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GLA

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GLA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Curvaceous sixteen-year-old Xiomara Batista discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her fiercely religious mother's view of women, as well as her relationship to a world dominated by rape-culture.

Format: text

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

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

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

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

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

McMorrow, T. E.

Summary: In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCM

Carter, Caela

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lydia, feeling threatened by the attention her changing body is getting from boys and men, finds a way to take control of her own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Lin, Grace.

Summary: In the Chinese Year of the Rat, a young Taiwanese American girl faces many challenges: her best friend moves to California and a new boy comes to her school, she must find the courage to forge ahead with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and she must learn to find the beauty in change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

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Mazer, Norma Fox

Summary: In Mallory, New York, as five sisters, aged eleven to seventeen, deal with assorted problems, conflicts, fears, and yearnings, a mysterious middle-aged man watches them, fascinated, deciding which one he likes the best.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAZ

Glaser, Karina Yan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

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