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Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Moriarty, Chris

Summary: In early twentieth-century New York, as thirteen-year-old Sacha Kessler, the Inquisitor's apprentice, faces enemies old and new that threaten him and his family, he changes his mind about learning magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2013

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

Catel, Patrick

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "This book explores the people, places, and history of the New York Colony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

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

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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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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: J Fiction Avi 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

Gratz, Alan

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRA

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2021

Gilbert, Julie

Summary: It is 1911, and fourteen-year-old Lucia (Lucy) Morelli dreams of going to college, but for the present she lives with her large Italian family in a crowded apartment in New York City, and works as a sewing machine operator in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory bringing home money because her father can no longer work--but this is March twenty-fifth, and Lucy will soon be fighting for her life as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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

Rubbino, Salvatore

Summary: Experience the wonders of New York as readers follow a wide-eyed boy and his dad on their walk around Manhattan, from Grand Central Terminal to the top of the Empire State Building, from Greenwich Village to the Statute of Liberty. Includes lots of facts and trivia and a gatefold of the Empire State Building.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 917.47 RUB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 917.47 RUB

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC NOB

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

Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCM

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York CIty where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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

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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Crowder, Melanie

Summary: Nebraska, 1959. Mazie has dreamed of being on Broadway since she could walk. When her grandmother dies and leaves her a letter and enough money for a six-week stay in New York City, Mazie jumps at the chance to follow her dream. New York City is a shock to the senses, and soon she's homesick for her family-- and for Jesse, the boyfriend whose heart she broke when she left. With her money...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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Behar, Ruth

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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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEH

Hill, Laban Carrick

Summary: Explores the literary, artistic, and intellectual creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and discusses the lives and work of Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and other notable figures of the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 810.9 HIL

Jenkins, Emily

Summary: In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JEN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JEN

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

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