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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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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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

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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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

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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

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC RIV

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

McGarry, Katie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a reluctant visit turns into an extended summer vacation among relatives Emily never knew she had, one thing becomes clear: nothing is what it seems. Not the club, not her secret-keeping father and not Oz, a guy with suck-me-in blue eyes who can help her understand them both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2015

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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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC HOL

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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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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC SMI

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P CRO

Charles, Tami

Summary: "In 1984 Newark, Beatriz Mendez navigates romance, gang culture, and her family's past. After her gang-leader brother is killed, Beatriz gives up her dreams of dancing in order to run the gang. But her eyes are reopened to her dream of a career in dance when the school brainiac asks her to compete in a dance competition with him--but will the gang let her go?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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

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

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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Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "When Dooley Monahan saves Buffalo Bill Cody's life, Cody grubstakes him to purchase of a silver mine in the lawless, violent boomtown of Leadville, Colorado. When he guns down three outlaws, the grateful townsfolk make Dooley sheriff. Then he discovers a town tradition: if a sheriff's no good, they hang him. And fingers are starting to point"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Robb, J. D.

Summary: In this gritty and gripping new audiobook in the number one New York Times best selling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent and serve justice to the guilty on the streets of New York.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Robb 2019

Marquardt, Marie F.

Summary: After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Chase, Paula

Summary: Told in two voices, thirteen-year-old best friends Simp and Rollie play on a basketball team in their housing project, but Rollie dreams of being a drummer and Simp, to impress the gang leader, Coach Tez.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lake, Nick.

Summary: In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in 1804.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stokes, Jonathan W.

Summary: When his aunt and uncle become pawns in a Chinese gang's plan to steal the Khan's most prized possession, junior archaeologist Addison and his friends are caught in the middle of a war between the gang and a band of Russian adversaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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