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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Van Draanen, Wendelin.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Sammy finds herself with an abandoned baby on her hands, she sets out to find the young mother, who may belong to a gang, and accidentally jeopardizes her position on the softball team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Yearling 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hinton, S. E.

Summary: Ponyboy and his 2 brothers struggle to find their place in a difficult world after the deaths of their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates--and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC HOL

Lynn, Jenna

Summary: When a rival gang comes to town and starts stealing from innocent people, can master thief Robyn Hood find a way to give them a taste of their own medicine?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wells, Dan

Summary: "Los Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections. That connection is a djinni--a smart device implanted right in a person's head. In a world where virtually everyone is online twenty-four hours a day, this connection is like oxygen--and a world like that presents plenty of opportunities for someone who knows how to manipulate it. Marisa Carneseca is one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: The reader must make the right decisions in order to get out of the Red Flowers gang and their evil business of importing illegal aliens into a life of violence and modern-day slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brooks, Kevin.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was an ordinary Londoner until an attack that caused fragments of an iPhone to be embedded in his brain, giving him incredible knowledge and power, but using that power against the gang that attacked him and a friend could have deadly consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hinton, S. E.

Summary: Three brothers struggle to stay together after their parents' death, as they search for an identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society in which they find themselves "outsiders."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfaguara 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH HIN

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WIL

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