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Fujiwara, Kiyo.

Summary: "Sachie Wakamura just lost her mother, and her estranged grandfather has shown up to take care of her. The only problem is that Grandpa is the head of a yakuzu gang! Sachie tries to continue living her normal life, but she can't run far since Rakuto, on of the most popular guys in school, is part of her grandfather's gang and her new protector. Soon Sachie finds herself falling for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WIL

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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Anderson, Natalie C.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: Following the death of her closest friend in summer 1968, Meryl Lee Kowalski goes off to St. Elene's Preparatory Academy for Girls, where she struggles to navigate the venerable boarding school's traditions and a social structure heavily weighted toward students from wealthy backgrounds. In a parallel story, Matt Coffin has wound up on the Maine coast near St. Elene's with a pillowcase full of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Maverick feels strongly about family ties, making choices he feels necessary to help support his mom while his King father serves time, and leave him literally holding his son in a doctor's waiting room after he gets paternity test results back and his babymomma ghosts. Now the child he's raising is impacting the lives of his family and his girlfriend, and the gang life he led to support them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC THO

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

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

Price, Shannon

Summary: Valerie is determined to join her boyfriend's elite Herons gang to avenge her little brother's murder, but when she is instead recruited by the leader of the Stags, who promises her revenge, she finds herself torn between new loyalties and old love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC PRI

Thomas, Angie.

Summary: Maverick feels strongly about family ties, making choices he feels necessary to help support his mom while his King father serves time, and leave him literally holding his son in a doctor's waiting room after he gets paternity test results back and his babymomma ghosts. Now the child he's raising is impacting the lives of his family and his girlfriend, and the gang life he led to support them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC THO

Farley, Grant

Summary: In 1970s northern California, fifteen-year-old RJ Armante must fight to save himself and his disabled brother from the Blackjacks gang, and free his hometown, Arcangel, from its past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2021

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

Patel, Sonia

Summary: Supremely loyal, sixteen-year-old Rocky expects to take over his father's notorious gang, Three Star Pa, one day but after catching his father in a lie, discovers they are not as alike as he believed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2019

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

Rivera, Lilliam

Summary: "Sixteen year old Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City, but when she sets her sights on giving this life up for a prestigious home in Mega Towers, she must decide if she's willing to do the unspeakable to get what she wants"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

Stork, Francisco X.

Summary: "Hector has always worked hard and minded his own business. He wants to be captain of his school's chess team, go to college, and help his family make their way to a better life someday. Until Joey singles him out. Joey, whose older brother, Chavo, is head of the Discípulos gang, tells Hector that he's going to kill him: maybe not today, or tomorrow, but someday. And Hector, frozen with fear,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Pyron, Bobbie.

Summary: Brought to Moscow in 1990s Russia by his mother's abusive boyfriend, five-year-old Mishka is forced by a gang of homeless children to lie and steal until he finds comfort and love with a pack of dogs. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PYR

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: When he returns to Illinois and the gang culture on the south side of Fairfield after six years in Colorado, high school senior Luis Fuentes, who dreams of becoming an astronaut, falls for a girl and enters a dark world after learning some disturbing news about his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2011

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Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: "Esta and Harte race through time and across the country to steal back the remaining elemental stones needed to bind the book's power, stop the Order, and save the future of the Mageus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2021

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

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC HOL

Pullman, Philip

Summary: Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Smith, Mark

Summary: Since a deadly virus and the violence that followed wiped out his parents and most of his community, Finn has lived alone on the rugged coast with only his loyal dog Rowdy for company. He has stayed alive for two winters-hunting and fishing and trading food, and keeping out of sight of the Wilders, an armed and dangerous gang that controls the north, led by a ruthless man named Ramage. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Text Publishing Company 1900

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

Dawson, Mark

Summary: Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog Publishing 2013

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Crouch, Blake.

Summary: When his beloved wife vanishes during an electrical storm on a lonely desert highway, Will Innis is wrongly accused of murder and flees with his daughter only to be approached by a hard-edged FBI agent who informs Will that his wife was not the only person who has disappeared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [CreateSpace] 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P CRO

Hinton, S. E.

Summary: The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their peers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1988

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

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD HIN

Alarcón, Daniel

Summary: "A slyly political collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles. Migration. Betrayal. Family secrets. Doomed love. Uncertain futures. In Daniel Alarcon's hands, these are transformed into deeply human stories...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

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