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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

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

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: In this alternate version of 1898 New York City, where ghosts are common household nuisances, young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt battle the fierce spirits that are threatening their family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alger, Horatio

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Philip Brent leaves his small hometown to seek his fortune in 1880s New York after his spiteful stepmother reveals that instead of being his late father's beloved only son, he is of unknown parentage and must fend for himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kessinger Publishing 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Horan, Ellen

Summary: Committed to justice and the law, New York City defense attorney Henry Clinton will aid the vulnerable widow Emma Cunningham in her desperate fight to save herself from the gallows as they both seek to discover who killed Dr. Harvey Burdell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Swerling, Beverly.

Summary: In the years following the Civil War, as Manhattan experiences a surge in prosperity, Joshua Turner aspires to become a real-estate titan while Mollie Brannigan, raised by her aunt in a bordello, sees her life change after a chance encounter with Joshua in Macy's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWE

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: Pressured by her mother to marry a proper gentleman, Caroline Maxwell reluctantly considers Lord Bremerton while harboring a secret longing for adventure and passion with her brother's world-traveling friend, Jack, whose new money and lack of title render him an unsuitable candidate in her mother's eyes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Evanovich 2013

Finney, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: SF FIN

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Reformed gangster Jack Robinson is working hard to bolster his image in Gilded Age New York City society as he prepares to become a new father. But when Hayden Norcross, the man who nearly ruined his wife, is shot in cold blood, Jack knows the police will soon come knocking on his door. Frank Malloy has to agree ... things don't look good for Jack. But surely a man as unlikeable as Hayden had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC THO

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "When a scoundrel is murdered, Sarah and Frank Malloy must find the real killer to stop a scandal that threatens to destroy a young family in this latest installment of the beloved Gaslight Mysteries. The next installment in the beloved Gaslight Mystery series by national bestselling author Victoria Thompson, set in 19th century New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Parry, Leslie

Summary: "New York, 1895. Sylvan Threadgill, a night soiler cleaning out the privies behind the tenement houses, finds an abandoned newborn baby in the muck. An orphan himself, Sylvan rescues the child, determined to find where she belongs. Odile Church and her beautiful sister, Belle, were raised amid the applause and magical pageantry of The Church of Marvels, their mother's spectacular Coney Island...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Taylor, Janet

Summary: As a member of a long line of time-traveling ancestors, sixteen-year-old Hope must travel back to 1895 New York City to stop a plan to steal a dangerous device from inventor Nikola Tesla.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Avi

Summary: In New York City in 1872, fourteen-year-old Horace, a photographer's apprentice, becomes entangled in a plot to create fraudulent spirit photographs, but when Horace accidentally frees the real ghost of a dead girl bent on revenge, his life takes a frightening turn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AVI

Weyn, Suzanne.

Summary: In this retelling of Rumpelstiltskin, a young Irish seamstress, employed by the wealthy Wellington family in 1880s New York City, tries to make good her father's boast that she can "practically spin straw into gold" despite the heavy price she is asked to pay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

White, Edmund

Summary: A tale inspired by the final days of literary master Stephen Crane is set in the underworld of turn-of-the-century New York and follows his death-bed dictation of his final novel, "The Painted Boy," while biding farewell to a long-time love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Martin, Justin.

Summary: "In the shadow of the Civil War, a circle of radicals in a rowdy saloon changed American society and helped set Walt Whitman on the path to poetic immortality. Rebel Souls is the first book ever written about the colorful group of artists-- regulars at Pfaff's Saloon in Manhattan--rightly considered America's original Bohemians. Besides a young Whitman, the circle included actor Edwin Booth;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.3 Martin 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Blizzard of the blue moon: Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City, during one of the darkest periods in the city's history--the Great Depression. Even worse, the city is in the grip of a terrible snowstorm. To stop the blizzard, Jack and Annie must save the unicorn made famous in the Cloister's medieval tapestries. But will that be enough to help a city that faces so many troubles?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kohn, Edward P. (Edward Parliament)

Summary: The 1896 New York heat wave that killed almost 1,500 people in ten oppressively hot days coincided with a pitched presidential contest between William McKinley and the upstart Democrat William Jennings Bryan, who arrived in New York City at the height of the catastrophe. As historian Edward P. Kohn shows, Bryan's hopes for the presidency began to flag amidst the abhorrent heat just as a bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 KOH

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