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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

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 Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2010

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

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 Woodmere

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

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

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

Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen)

Summary: Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny Calista helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRA

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Graff 2014

Kuhlman, Evan.

Summary: Sixth-grader Matt Rambeau finds out what it is like to have a brother when his father, a computer genius, creates a robot kid that goes to school with Matt, shares his feelings and ideas, plays, does chores, fights for his "life" when chased by spies, and becomes a part of the family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KUH

Stoddard, Lindsey

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Rain must adjust to a new normal after her brother dies and her family moves to New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patterson, James

Summary: As she fights for the family company, Tandy Angel's detective prowess is called into question and her paranoia builds, forcing her to face the possibility that her stalker could be all in her head--or the very real danger that will finally bring her down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Rodkey, Geoff

Summary: An oral history that reports, through transcribed recordings, text messages, photographs, illustrations, screenshots, and more, an epic prank war between twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper of New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Graff, Lisa.

Summary: Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny Calista helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen)

Summary: Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny Calista helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

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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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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Mackler, Carolyn

Summary: Willa lives on the upper West Side of Manhattan with her divorced father and her younger brother and attends fifth grade with her best friend Ruby, and she likes things to be a certain way, because it makes life manageable even with her Sensory Processing Disorder; she certainly does not like surprises, and her father has just thrown her a big one: he has been dating Ruby's mother, and suddenly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAC

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STE

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: During the 1918 influenza outbreak, nine-year-old Rettie seeks ways to make Thanksgiving special for her siblings and ailing mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC NOB

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Thanksgiving, Call number: JE NOB

Thorne, Jenn Marie

Summary: Ruby and Oscar are caught up in a romance despite very different backgrounds and her having given up on music, while he is the protégé of her father, a renowned composer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rivera, Lilliam

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A modern retelling of the myth, Orpheus and Eurydice, in which Eury leaves Puerto Rico for the Bronx, haunted by losing all to Hurricane Maria and by evil spirit Ato, and meets a bachata-singing charmer, Pheus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the President's globe-trotting troubleshooter until "the Bads" killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

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

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: Nine-year-old Pearl and her popular, thirteen-year-old sister, Lexie, do not get along very well, but when their grandfather moves in and the girls have to share a room, they must find common ground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Joyce, Eddie.

Summary: " "Eddie Joyce's terrific first novel is so American that the story might as well have taken place at the base of the Statue of Liberty. His Amendola family and their beloved Staten Island may be flawed, but they represent what's best and most necessary in the American character, what our tired and poor still yearn for." -Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOY

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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