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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

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1998

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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Lasky 1998

Schubert, Leda

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, Nathan embarks on a voyage from Russia to New York City hoping to become an opera singer, and works hard while missing his home and family. Includes note about the author's grandfather, who inspired the story, and his children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH

Prose, Francine

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In 1953 at a distinguished New York publishing firm, Simon Putnam, a recent Harvard graduate, is tasked with editing a steamy bodice-ripper based on the trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg--a project that makes him realize that the people around him are not what they seem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Potok, Chaim

Summary: The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POT

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

Potok, Chaim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION POT

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: While Rebecca Rubin helps her building's ailing superintendent take care of his homing pigeons, she puzzles over what to do with the Christmas centerpiece her teacher insisted she make but which has no place in her Jewish home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Horn, Dara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1972

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin eagerly helps her cousin Ana, newly arrived from Russia, to adjust to life in New York City, but when their teacher says the two must sing together at a school assembly, Rebecca worries that her big moment will be ruined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Paley, Grace.

Contents: Two ears, three lucks -- The little disturbances of man. Goodbye and good luck -- A woman, young and old -- The pale pink roast -- The loudest voice -- The contest -- An interest in life -- An irrevocable diameter -- Two short sad stories from a long and happy life. The used-boy raisers ; A subject of childhood -- In time which made a monkey of us all -- The floating truth -- Enormous changes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Potok, Chaim.

Summary: Rivals anything Chaim Potok has ever produced. It is a book written with passion about passion. You're not likely to read anything better this year." THE DETROIT NEWS Twenty years have passed for Asher Lev. He is a world-renowned artist living in France, still uncertain of his artistic direction. When his beloved uncle dies suddenly, Asher and his family rush back to Brooklyn--and into a world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

Potok, Chaim.

Summary: "The novelist records the anguish and triumps of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf; [distributed by Random House] 1972

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: While celebrating her brother's Bar Mitzvah on Coney Island, nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin disobeys by going off on her own, leaving her cousin Ana, a recent immigrant, alone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Paley, Grace.

Summary: Records one woman's response to the love-hate relationships, inhibitions and selfconcerns of men and women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Potok, Chaim.

Summary: The novel, set in the Bronx, New York, concerns a gifted Jewish boy who becomes a Biblical scholar. From shortly after birth, in the 1920's, David Lurie is plagued by illnesses that prove to be emblematic of his growing up. He is bullied by bigger boys, haunted by the "accidents" that he brings upon others, safe only within his pious home. David's inner life, tortured with fears and bad dreams...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf : distributed by Random House 1975

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

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

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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Greene, Jacqueline Dembar

Summary: "Rebecca Rubin is growing up in the bustling city of New York in 1914. She dreams of being a star on the silver screen, but her performance this year is on the stage at school. She has to share the spotlight with her cousin Ana, though, and Rebecca fears the audience will laugh instead of applaud. Will Ana hurt or help the performance? Then, being included in a special plan fills Rebecca with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

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Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: "What if you, as a girl battling stage fright before a dance recital, suddenly found yourself in Rebecca's world in 1914? Join Rebecca on adventures where the two of you can try out for a vaudeville show, put on a musical, or even sneak into a factory todeliver an important message. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AME

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Rebecca Rubin worries that her tenth birthday will be ruined because it falls during Passover, but her mother's cousin Max, an actor, takes her with him to a movie studio, where she makes friends with an actress and a set carpenter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

1 hold on 1 copy

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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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JEN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JEN

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