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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 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

4 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HIN

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, Call number: J FIC MON

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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pullman 2012

McGarry, Katie

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

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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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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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

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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

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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

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR