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Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2009

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action during World War II, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstate New York and their cranky landlady, accompanied by a turtle and a ghost, to seek their grandmother, who Rob believes may live in Brooklyn. Includes soup recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2013

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, Call number: J FIC AIR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION AIR

Mann, Jennifer Ann

Summary: In this fictionalized biography, a teenage Maggie Higgins struggles to balance her responsibilities to her family, society's expectations for women, and her desire to pursue her education and plan for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION AIR

Stern, A. J.

Summary: Frannie goes to dinner at a brand new French restaurant and tries her hand at being a food critic, even as she starts a campaign to warn other diners that there are insects on the menu.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE FRA

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CHA

Vega, Danielle

Summary: To evade her manipulative ex-boyfriend, sixteen-year-old Hendricks' family moves to small-town New York, where she joins the popular crowd, but only her outcast neighbor, Eddie, can help chase vindictive ghosts from her new house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERN

Perkins, Mitali

Summary: Ranee worries that her children are losing their Indian culture. Sonia is wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair Tara seeks the limelight to hide her true self. Shanti desperately tries to make peace in the family. Anna fights to preserve Bengal tigers and her Bengali identity. As each Das woman decides which Bengali traditions to uphold in America, one hard truth remains: some scars...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2010

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Avi 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

Behar, Ruth

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

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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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have eleven days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince the dreaded Beiderman just how wonderful they are. And all is fair in love and war when it comes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reynolds, Jason

1 hold on 1 copy

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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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

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 GAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GLA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Glaser, Karina Yan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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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

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