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Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Rich, Nathaniel

Summary: New Orleans, a century ago: a city determined to reshape its destiny and, with it, the nation's. Downtown, a new American music is born. In Storyville, prostitution is outlawed and the police retake the streets with maximum violence. In the Ninth Ward, laborers break ground on a gigantic canal that will split the city, a work of staggering human ingenuity intended to restore New Orleans's faded...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Larson, Kirby

Summary: In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 42

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Sepetys, Ruta.

Summary: Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2013

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

Broom, Sarah M.

9 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Sarah M. Broom's [memoir] The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Bywaters, Grant

Summary: "Newly-minted private investigator William Fletcher is having trouble finding clientele. He's not the only man out of work [during the Depression], but his past as a former heavyweight contender with a few shady connections--not to mention the color of his skin in race-obsessed New Orleans--isn't helping lure clients to his door. Stuck without any viable alternative, he takes a case from an old...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYW

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA Fiction Osb

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Tom et Léa sont transportés à La Nouvelle-Orléans en 1915. Ils rencontrent un jeune noir surnommé Dipper. A 14 ans, le garçon chante sans cesse et il a une belle voix. Il adore la musique, mais n'a pas le temps de s'y consacrer. Car il doit travailler dur pour faire vivre sa famille... Louis Armstrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bayard Jeunesse 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 OSB FRENCH

McNeal, Laura Lane.

Summary: "A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in Civil Rights-era New Orleans--a novel of Southern eccentricity, secrets, and laughter. When Ibby Bell's father dies in a tragic accident in the summer of 1964, her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, and throws in her father's urn for good measure. Fannie's Victorian house is like no place Ibby has ever been--and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mcneal 2014

Messner, Kate

Summary: When the mysterious first aid kit takes golden retriever Ranger to New Orleans shortly before Hurricane Katrina hits, he finds himself helping Clare Porter and her grandmother, who are waiting for Clare's father at their home in the Lower Ninth Ward--and when the levees break and Clare is separated from Nana, Ranger must somehow get her to the relative safety of the Superdome, and reunite her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Bailey, John

Summary: Louisiana, 1843: a German immigrant thinks she recognizes a young slave girl as the long-lost daughter of her German friend, but the girl has no memory of such a past, and her owner refuses to free her. In novelistic detail, historian John Bailey reconstructs the exotic sights, sounds, and smells of mid-nineteenth-century New Orleans, an "infernal motley crew" of cotton kings, decadent river...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAI

Johnson, Walter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.3 JOH

Bailey, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.8 BAI